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Description of Rhododendron 'Boule de Neige'

R. 'Boule de Neige' 
Photo by: Bill Stipe

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

caucasicum x catawbiense hybrid 

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. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F  (-32C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves ovate to obovate, up to 4⅓" long, dull, dark green. Compact and tight mounding habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Oudieu 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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