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Description of Rhododendron 'Arctic Glow'

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

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

minus var minus Carolinianum Group, white form x dauricum 'Arctic Pearl' 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 2" long, scaly above and below, leaves retained 1 years. Dense growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Lewis 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 892 

 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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