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More Information: Rhododendron 'Point Defiance'


R. 'Point Defiance' 
Photo: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  White

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.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, mucronate apex, rounded base, 7" long, recurved edges, leathery, impressed mid-rib, dull, dark green. Upright grower.

Height:  6 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  Anna x Marinus Koster

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Lem

Registration Reference:  ARS 703

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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