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More Information: Rhododendron 'Balta'


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

Predominant Flower Color:  White

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.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early

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.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -20F  ( -29C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   minus var minus Carolinianum Group x PJM

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Mezitt

Registration Reference:  ARS 991

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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