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Description of Rhododendron indicum

R. indicum 
Photo by: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac81-084)

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Broadly funnel shaped, rose-red to scarlet. Inflorescence 1-2 flowered. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason to Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves lanceolate to oblanceolate; spring leaves deciduous, to 1⅛". 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Usually compact, twiggy shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Tsutsusi 

Section: 

Tsutsusi 

Sub Section: 

 

Geographical Origin: 

Japan (S & W Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Yakushima) 

 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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