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More Information: Rhododendron 'Tow Head'

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

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

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 1" across, glossy, scaly on both surfaces.

Height:  1  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   minus var minus Carolinianum Group, white form' x ludlowii

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Leach

Registration Reference:  ARS 683

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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