Rhododendron 'Dorothy Swift'
Size: 6-9 inch
Growth Habit: dwarf (2 x 2 feet)
USDA Zone: 5a
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: (smirnowii x yakushimanum)
Hybridizer: Mehlquist (1994)
Color Catagory: white
Bloom Time: May
Comments: Pink buds cover this plant each spring and open to reveal large white flowers. A dense, compact plant with new growth exhibiting silver leaves and beige indumentum maturing to a lustrous dark green.