Shrub

Rhododendron yak. Crete

Crete Rhododendron

  • Dense and compact
  • Felt-like beige indumentum on the foliage
  • Profuse early May bloom
  • Dark purple-pink buds open to nearly pure white
This variety is a dense, compact beauty! Loads of felt-like beige indumentum on the foliage adds to the interest provided by a profuse early May bloom that starts dark purple-pink in bud and opens nearly pure white.
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Evergreen
Evergreen
No Deadheading
No Deadheading
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Full Shade
Full Shade
Moist, Well-Drained
Moist, Well-Drained
Average Water
Average Water

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