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Description of Rhododendron  'Silver Sword'

Photo by: Harold Greer

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Girard's Rose sport 

 Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 2" across, strong purplish-red, unmarked. Dome-shaped inflorescence with 5-7 trusses, each 2-8 flowered. 

Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic to elliptic, irregularly shaped, 1" to 2" long, acuminate, glossy, sparsely hairy, variegated white and green. Upright, broad, well-branched plant. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 




Registration Reference: 

ARS 802 

 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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