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More Information: Rhododendron 'Boule de Neige'

R. 'Boule de Neige' 
Photo: Bill Stipe

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, slightly wavy edges, 2⅜" across, white with sparse green and brown dorsal spotting. Ball-shaped truss holds about 10 flowers.


Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves ovate to obovate, up to 4⅓" long, dull, dark green. Compact and tight mounding habit.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -25F  ( -32C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   caucasicum x catawbiense hybrid

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Oudieu

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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