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Description of Rhododendron trichostomum

R. trichostomum 
Photo by: Hank Helm

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Narrowly tubular with spreading lobes, white to rose, small flowers in dense trusses. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves linear to oblanceolate, up to 1" long, lower surface pale brown. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Dwarf shrub, rangy when young 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Pogonanthum 

Sub Section: 

 

Geographical Origin: 

China (N and NW Yunnan, SW and C Sichuan) 

 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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