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More Information: Rhododendron 'Schneekrone'


R. 'Schneekrone' 
  Photo: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower open pale purplish pink, aging to white, with a soft pink tinge, spotted dark red to moderate purplish red. Ball-shaped truss holds 12-14 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason to Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, 3⅛" to 4" long, convex, dark green. Compact, mounding habit.

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
     Humboldt x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada'

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  Hachmann, Hans

Registration Reference:  RHS 83

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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