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Description of Rhododendron 'Merley Cream'

R. 'Merley Cream' 
Photo by: Boris Bauer

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 2" across, greenish-white flower tinged pink with a yellow flare in the upper lobes. Dome-shaped trusses of about 12 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, flat, broadly acute apex, oblique base, 3" to 5" long, yellow green, retained 1-2 years. Dense, upright growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Dexter 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 943 

 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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