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Description of Rhododendron 'Helene Schiffner'

R. 'Helene Schiffner' 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, 2" across white, unmarked or sparsely marked with brown ray. Ages to white. Held in dome-shaped truss of 12 -14 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves lanceolate to oblanceolate, about 4" long, dark green with thin, scattered brown indumentum. Compact, spreading habit. Give afternoon sun protection. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Seidel 

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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