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More Information: 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

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

Plant Habit:  Usually compact, twiggy shrub

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Tsutsusi

Section:  Tsutsusi

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Geographical Origin:  Japan (S & W Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Yakushima)

Glossary of plant description terminology.
Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.


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