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Description of Rhododendron 'White Bird'

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

King Tut x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-campanulate, wavy lobes, 2⅛" across, yellowish-white with faint green spots. Held in ball-shaped truss with 14 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F  (-32C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, obtuse apex, cuneate base, 3" long, somewhat convex, retained 3 years, dark green, heavy orange indumentum on new leaves that gradually wears off. New leaves have tomentum. Rounded, open habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Pride 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 792 

 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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