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Description of Rhododendron 'Whitestone'

R. 'Whitestone' 
Photo by: Richard Gustafson

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped to funnel-campanulate, wavy edges, 3" across, slightly to moderately scented, petaloid stamens, white with raspberry bronze brush strokes in the throat. Ball-shaped or domed truss of about 9-16 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

Yes 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic to oblong, flat, mucronate apex, typically cuneate base, 5" to 7" long, semi-glossy, pale green, retained 1-2 years. Upright, spreading habit, twice as wide as tall. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Vossberg 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 922 

 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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