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More Information: Rhododendron 'Avalanche'

R. 'Avalanche' 
Photo: Chris Klapwijk

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, to 4" across, wavy edges, fragrant, white with a small, magenta-rose blotch and 3 lines of color inside at base. Held in trusses of 12-14 flowers. Takes 4 to 7 years to flower.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Early

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic-oblong, up to 9" long, deep green, retained 1 year. Can grow to tree size.

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Loderi Group x calophytum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  de Rothschild

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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