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More Information: Rhododendron 'Cunningham's White'


R. 'Cunningham's White' 
Photo: Eleanor Philp

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-shaped, 2" to 2⅜" across, opens white a ray of pale purple and brown markings. Several clones exist. Most common has lax truss of 7-8 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves oblanceolate, 5" long, dark green. Dense habit. Can grow to 10 feet tall.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   caucasicum x ponticum, white flowered

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Cunningham

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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