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Description of Rhododendron 'Mother of Pearl'

R. 'Mother of Pearl' 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Pink Pearl sport 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower 2" - 4" across, pure white with pink tinge, purplish-pink ribs on outside, dark red markings. Truss has 11-17 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

Yes slightly 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason to Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves 5" long, thick and mid green. Upright, spreading habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Waterer, J. 

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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