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Description of Rhododendron 'Powder Snow'

R. 'Powder Snow' 
Photo by: Jim Barlup

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum, Exbury form x macabeanum 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

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



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 001 

 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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