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Description of Rhododendron 'Summer Snow'

R. 'Summer Snow' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

maximum x (ungernii x auriculatum) F2 derivation 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-campanulate, 3" across, white with small, rayed greenish-yellow blotch on dorsal lobe. Dome-shaped trusses of 11 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Very Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, up to 9" long, coriaceous. Vigorous grower. Can become tree-like. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Leach 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 684 

 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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