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More Information: Rhododendron 'Hardy Gardenia'


R. 'Hardy Gardenia' 
  Photo: Cathy Bird

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower 2" across, double, hose-in-hose, white, unmarked. Inflorescence 2 - 3 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason to Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Dense, spreading habit.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Evergreen

Height:  1 foot in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Fischer A-3 (breeders' code, unnamed) x (Hexe x Vervaeneanum)

Hybridized or Selected by:  Reid

Registration Reference:  not registered

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.


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