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Description of Rhododendron 'Michelle Smith'

R. 'Michelle Smith' 
Photo by: Len Miller

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Scintillation x hyperythrum 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblong, obtuse apex, rounded base, down-curved margins, glossy, dark green. Dense plant habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Thornton 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 051 

 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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