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More Information: 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

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

Plant Habit:  Compact to broadly upright shrub.

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Sub Genus:  Rhododendron

Section:  Pogonanthum

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Geographical Origin:  Xizang (Tibet), 3200-4700 meters

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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