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Description of Rhododendron 'Cunningham's White'

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

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

caucasicum x ponticum, white flowered 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblanceolate, 5" long, dark green. Dense habit. Can grow to 10 feet tall. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Cunningham 

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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