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More Information: Rhododendron 'Arctic Glow'

R. 'Arctic Glow' 
Photo: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 1" across, light purple fading to white in center, with faint light purple spots on dorsal lobe. Held in 2-3 buds per terminal with 3 flowers per bud.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 2" long, scaly above and below, leaves retained 1 years. Dense growth habit.

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   minus var minus Carolinianum Group, white form x dauricum 'Arctic Pearl'

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Lewis

Registration Reference:  ARS 892

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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