Rhododendron 'Whidbey Island'

Photo: Bill Stipe

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower ventricose-campanulate, 1" across, wavy edges, very light purple with narrow edging of vivid violet, dark purple spot at base of throat. Ball-shaped truss has 22-24 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 


Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblanceolate, convex, apiculate at apex, cuneate at base, 8" long, dark green with sliver indumentum that ages to light tan. Upright, spreading, open plant habit. 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

7 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 

niveum x rex  

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridized or Selected by: 


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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