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More Information: Rhododendron 'Whitehead'

R. 'Whitehead' 
  Photo: Joe Coleman

Predominant Flower Color:  White, Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower widely funnel-shaped, 3⅛" across, white, often with a flush of light purplish pink, spreading from axis of each lobe or flecked, striped or sectored or selfed deep pink, spotted strong purplish red. Inflorescence 1 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, 1" long, medium green.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Evergreen

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  Glacier x Getsutoku

Hybridized or Selected by:  Gartrell

Registration Reference:  RHS 85

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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