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Description of Rhododendron 'Balta'

R. 'Balta' 
Photo by: G. D. Lewis
Princeton Chapter

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

minus var minus Carolinianum Group x PJM 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 1" across, open yellowish-white to very pale purple and change to white. Held in dome-shaped trusses of about 9 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 1" long, down curved edges, semi-glossy, dark green, retained 1 year. Upright, dense plant. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 991 

 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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