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More Information: Rhododendron 'Powder Snow'

R. 'Powder Snow' 
Photo: Jim Barlup

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-campanulate, 2" across, yellowish-white with a deep purplish red flare. Dome-shaped truss holds 20 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 5" long, decurved edges, semi-glossy, moderate olive green with thick white-colored indumentum that ages to brownish orange, retained 2 years. Dense plant habit.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   degronianum ssp yakushimanum, Exbury form x macabeanum

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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