Bloom Color: White
Bloom Season: Mid Season
Plant Height(potential in 10 years): Five Feet
Hardy to: -25 F
Rhododendron of the Year: 2007 Great Lakes, 2005 Mid Atlantic, 2010 North East
Flower white with a dark red blotch, reverse flushed very pale purple, tubular funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 2¾” across. Conical-shaped truss holds 18 flowers. Blooms late midseason. Leaves oblong shaped with apiculate apex and cuneate base, convex, 5½” long, emerald green, retained 2 years. Plant needs some sun for dense habit. Grows to a typical height of 4 ft. in 10 years with potential of Seven Feet. Cold hardy to -25°F (-32°C). Hybridized by Michener.