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More Information: Rhododendron 'Virginia Stewart'


R. 'Virginia Stewart' 
Photo: Eleanor Philp

Predominant Flower Color:  White

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.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

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.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  25F  ( -4C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Countess of Haddington x nuttallii

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Kerrigan

Registration Reference:  ARS 752

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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