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Description of Rhododendron 'Lavender Frost'

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

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Laurie x dauricum white-flowered 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Mezitt 

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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