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More Information: Rhododendron 'Ruth Davis'

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

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

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.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   degronianum ssp yakushimanum x degronianum ssp heptamerum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Gable

Registration Reference:  ARS 792

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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