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More Information: Rhododendron mallotum


R. 'mallotum' 
  Photo by: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac76-150)

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Tubular campanulate, crimson or scarlet. Ball-shaped truss has 7-15 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early

Foliage Description:  Leaves broadly oblanceolate to obovate, up to 6" long, dense cinnamon-brown indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Shrub or small tree

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Neriiflora

Geographical Origin:  NE Burma, China (W Yunnan)

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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