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Description of R. canescens

Photo by: Hank Helm

Predominant Flower Color: 


 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel shaped, pale to deep pink, rarely white, fragrant. 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage /Habit Description: 

Leaves ovate or obovate to elliptic, up to 3" long, deciduous. Tall shrub or small tree. 

Deciduous or Evergreen:


Sub Genus: 




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Geographical Origin: 

E N America (Coastal Plain N Carolina to Florida to Texas) 

 Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.

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