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More Information: Rhododendron 'Lavender Frost'

R. 'Lavender Frost' 
Photo: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color:  Lavender, White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower broadly funnel-shaped, fully double (no normal stamens), wavy edges, 1" across, very pale purple to almost white with light purple margins, flushed pale greenish-yellow when opening. Held in dome-shaped trusses of about 4.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, 1" long, glossy, green, with scales above and on petiole, retained 1 year. Wide and compact when young, becomes more upright with age.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -20F  ( -29C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Laurie x dauricum white-flowered

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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