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Description of Rhododendron 'Lodestar'

R. 'Lodestar' 
Photo by: Henk Borsje

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

catawbiense, white form x Belle Heller 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, 3⅛" across, usually white, but varying to very pale purple, heavily spotted dark greenish-yellow. Truss holds 15 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, convex, 5" long. Plant wider than tall. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Leach 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 644 

 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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