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More Information: Rhododendron wardii var. puralbum


R. 'wardii' 
  Photo by: Annelie Dau
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Widely campanulate, white or white flushed pink. Inflorescence 5 to 14 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves orbicular to ovate, elliptic or oblong, dark green.

Plant Habit:  Compact or open shrub, small tree

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Campylocarpa

Geographical Origin:  China (SE Tibet, NW Yunnan)

Glossary of plant description terminology.
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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