Rhododendron 'Lavender Frost'

 
Photo: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color: 

Lavender, White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, fully double (no normal stamens), wavy edges, 1" across, very pale purple to almost white with light purple margins, flushed pale greenish-yellow when opening. Held in dome-shaped trusses of about 4. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, 1" long, glossy, green, with scales above and on petiole, retained 1 year. Wide and compact when young, becomes more upright with age. 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

3 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 

Laurie x dauricum white-flowered  

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Mezitt 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 991 

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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