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Description of Rhododendron  'Martha Hitchcock'

Photo by: Peter Littlefield

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

mucronatum x Shinnyo-no-tsuki 

 Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower single, 3" across, white, with strong purplish-red edges and purplish red spotting. Young plants often produce strong reddish purple flowers. Inflorescence 1-3 flowered. 

Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves 2" long, hairy, dark green. Broad, open habit. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 




Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.

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