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More Information: Rhododendron 'Whitestone'

R. 'Whitestone' 
  Photo: Richard Gustafson

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped to funnel-campanulate, wavy edges, 3" across, slightly to moderately scented, petaloid stamens, white with raspberry bronze brush strokes in the throat. Ball-shaped or domed truss holds about 9-16 flowers.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic to oblong, flat, mucronate apex, typically cuneate base, 5" to 7" long, semi-glossy, pale green, retained 1-2 years. Upright, spreading habit, twice as wide as tall.

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  unknown x unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  Vossberg

Registration Reference:  ARS 922

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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