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More Information: Rhododendron 'Mikkeli or Saint Michel'

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

Predominant Flower Color:  White

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

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.

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -25F  ( -32C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   brachycarpum ssp tigerstedtii x smirnowii

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Uosukainen

Registration Reference:  RHS 94

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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