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Description of Rhododendron 'Alpine Dew'

R. 'Alpine Dew' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, 1" across, white with occasional faint shading of pale purplish-pink outside. Held in terminal inflorescence of 3-5 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, concave, acute apex, rounded base, about 1" long, dull green, retained 2 years. Spreading, dense growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Cowles 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 902 

 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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