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Description of Rhododendron kongboense

R. kongboense 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink, Red 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Narrowly tubular with spreading lobes, pink to red, 1" to 1" across, hairy inside. Inflorescence 6-12 flowered. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves oblong-lanceolate or oblong-elliptic, " to 1" long, matt, dark to grayish-green. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Compact to broadly upright shrub. 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Pogonanthum 

Sub Section: 

 

Geographical Origin: 

Xizang (Tibet), 3200-4700 meters 

 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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