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More Information: Rhododendron 'Vanilla Spice'

R. 'Vanilla Spice' 
Photo: Jim Barlup

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower broadly funnel-shaped, wavy-edges, 3" across, pale yellowish-pink with pale yellow-green on interior midribs and exterior edges, strong red nectarines and large, dark red spotted dorsal blotch. Ball-shaped truss holds 16 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, rounded base, down curved margins, 4" long, semi-glossy, moderate olive green, retained 3 years. Dense plant habit.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  10F  ( -12C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Silk Ribbon x White Cinnamon

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Barlup

Registration Reference:  ARS 001

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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