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Description of Rhododendron 'Ruth Davis'

R. 'Ruth Davis' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum x degronianum ssp heptamerum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 2" across, yellowish-white with yellowish-green blotch, reverse pink until fully open. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 17 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblanceolate, somewhat convex, 5" long, glossy, green with orange-white felt-like indumentum, slight tomentum on new growth. Leaves retained 3 years. Rounded habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Gable 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 792 

 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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