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Description of Rhododendron 'Virginia Stewart'

R. 'Virginia Stewart' 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Countess of Haddington x nuttallii 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-campanulate, wavy lobes, about 3" across, very fragrant, white with a quickly fading yellow stain in throat. Held in flat trusses of 3-7 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

25F  (-4C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves mostly elliptic, obtuse (some slightly apiculate), cuneate (rarely rounded), 4" long, glossy, slightly bullate, scaly, retained 2 years. Upright habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 752 

 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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