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Description of Rhododendron 'Arctic Tern'

R. 'Arctic Tern' 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

trichostomum x ledum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower pure white with slight green in throat. Held in large clusters of 20 ledum-like flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves 1" long, yellowish green. Needs full sun to keep compact. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Larson 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 82 

 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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