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More Information: Rhododendron 'Michelle Smith'

R. 'Michelle Smith' 
Photo: Len Miller

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, 3" across, white with thickly dappled maroon flecks on dorsal lobe. Ball-shaped truss holds 12 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves oblong, obtuse apex, rounded base, down-curved margins, glossy, dark green. Dense plant habit.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Scintillation x hyperythrum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Thornton

Registration Reference:  ARS 051

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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