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Description of Rhododendron 'Tow Head'

R. 'Tow Head' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

minus var minus Carolinianum Group, white form' x ludlowii 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower rotate campanulate, 1" across, pale yellow to white with small rayed dorsal blotch strong greenish yellow, brilliant greenish-yellow with orange yellow spots on the dorsal lobe. Trusses hold up to 5 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 1" across, glossy, scaly on both surfaces. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Leach 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 683 

 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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