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Description of Rhododendron 'Avalanche'

R. 'Avalanche' 
Photo by: Chris Klapwijk

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Loderi Group x calophytum 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic-oblong, up to 9" long, deep green, retained 1 year. Can grow to tree size. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

de Rothschild 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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