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More Information: Rhododendron 'White Peter'

R. 'White Peter' 
Photo: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, 2" to 3" across, wavy-edged, yellowish-white with dark red flare, outside tinged light pink along veins. Multiple buds on each shoot tip.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, flat, acute apex, rounded base, 5" to 7" long, glossy, dark green, retained 3 years. Spreading and dense growth habit.

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -25F  ( -32C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Blue Peter x Blue Peter

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Mehlquist

Registration Reference:  ARS 912

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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