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Description of Rhododendron 'Ptarmigan'

R. 'Ptarmigan' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

orthocladum var microleucum x leucaspis 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, 1" across, pure white. Held in terminal clusters each 2 or 3 flowered. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblong, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, up to 1" long, dark green. Compact, spreading habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Cox 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 66 

 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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