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More Information: Rhododendron 'Helene Schiffner'

R. 'Helene Schiffner' 
Photo: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

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.


Bloom Time:  Midseason

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.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  unknown x unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Seidel

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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