Bloom River Gardens

Oregon Grown
        Specialty Plants

Take time to browse through the plant selections in our online nursery . You’ll find common and reliable landscape plants as well as new and exotic varieties!

Oregon Grown
        Specialty Plants

Take time to browse through the plant selections in our online nursery . You’ll find common and reliable landscape plants as well as new and exotic varieties!

Rhododendron diversipilosum 'Milky Way' (formally tomentosum)

Rhododendron diversipilosum 'Milky Way' (formally tomentosum) | Rhododendrons (Hybrids & species)

Rhododendron diversipilosum 'Milky Way' (formally tomentosum)

Price: $25.00

Size: 6-9 inch

Description

Growth Habit: dwarf (3 x 3 feet)
USDA Zone: 4a
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well-drained soils

Color Category: white

Bloom Time: April
Comments: Rounded trusses appear in April and may contain up to 20 individual saucer-shaped flowers. Dark green leaves have woolly indumentum on the back. Has been found to tolerate cold, with some reports of it doing well in zone 3 as well as poorer drained soils. This superior clone was selected by Steve Hootman, Executive Director and Curator of the Rhododendron Species Foundation and Botanical Garden in Federal Way, Washington.

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