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More Information: Rhododendron 'Alpine Snow'

R. 'Alpine Snow' 
Photo: Eleanor Philp

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

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.

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  20F  ( -7C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (lindleyi x dalhousiae) x taggianum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Richards

Registration Reference:  ARS 863

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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