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Description of Rhododendron 'Alpine Snow'

R. 'Alpine Snow' 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(lindleyi x dalhousiae) x taggianum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-campanulate, wavy lobes, 4" across, very fragrant, yellowish-white with reddish-orange stain in throat that ages yellow. Held in lax truss of 7-11 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

Yes 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

20F  (-7C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate base, bullate, about 5" long, olive green with brown scales, leaves retained 3 years. Upright habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Richards 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 863 

 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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