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More Information: Rhododendron orbiculare ssp. orbiculare

R. 'orbiculare' 
Photo by: Pat Breen

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Campanulate, deep pink to purplish rose. Truss has 7-10 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason to Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves ovate to orbicular, up to 5" long, base cordate, lower surface glabrous.

Plant Habit:  Shrub or small tree, dense in sun, leggy in shade

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Fortunea

Geographical Origin:  China (Sichuan, Guangxi)

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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