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Description of Rhododendron 'Point Defiance'

R. 'Point Defiance' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Anna x Marinus Koster 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, of heavy substance, 4" across, white in center, edged red on all lobes, age to nearly pure white. Compact trusses of 15-17 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, mucronate apex, rounded base, 7" long, recurved edges, leathery, impressed mid-rib, dull, dark green. Upright grower. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 703 

 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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