Point Defiance


Bloom Color:  Pink and White

Bloom Season:    Mid-Season

Plant Height(potential in 10 years): 6 feet

Hardy to: zero degrees

Rhododendron of the Year: 2006 North West, 2018 South West

Flower white in center, edged purplish red on all lobes, fading in time to nearly pure white, of heavy substance, widely funnel-shaped, 4½” across.  Buds are strong red colored.  Held in trusses with 15 to 17 flowers.  Blooms midseason.  Leaves elliptic, mucronate apex, rounded base, 7¼” long, re-curved edges, leathery, impressed mid-rib, dark green.  Upright plant habit.  Grows to a typical height of 6 ft. in 10 years.  Cold hardy to -5°F (-21°C).  Hybridized by Lem.


Pricing Information:

4” to 8” wide – $27.99        8” to 12” wide – $37.99          12” to 15” wide – $55.99

15” to 21” wide – $65.99      21” to 24” wide – $79.99      24” to 30” wide –  $119.99

30” to 36” wide – $169.99      36” to 42” wide –  $229.99

To learn more about why we sell our plants by width rather than container size click here.


Size Information:

No matter which size plant you start with, the mature plant height will be the same.  Plants that grow to taller heights will also be taller as younger plants.  Measurement is from leaf tip to leave tip.

4” to 8” Wide – Typically a plant in its first year in a one-gallon container.

8” to 12” Wide – Typically a plant in its second year in a one-gallon container or first year in a two gallon.

12” to 15” Wide – Typically a plant in its second year in a two gallon or first year in a three gallon.

15” to 21” Wide – Typically a plant in its second year in a three gallon or first year in a five gallon or field grown.

21” to 24” Wide – Typically a second year plant in a five gallon or first year in a six or seven-gallon container.  Also could be field grown.

24” to 48” Mature Plants – Typically field dug to order or planted in a #10 container.

To learn more about container sizes, click here.

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