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Description of Rhododendron 'Mikkeli or Saint Michel'

R. 'Mikkeli or Saint Michel' 
Photo by: Monrovia Nursery

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

brachycarpum ssp tigerstedtii x smirnowii 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy-edges, about 3" across, white, tinged pink with greenish spots. Held in domed-shaped trusses of 10-18 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Very Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F  (-32C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblanceolate, acute apex, rounded base, wavy-edged, 5⅛" to 7" long, glossy, dark green, slightly hairy, yellow indumentum when mature. New growth covered with white tormentum. Dense habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

RHS 94 

 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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