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Description of Rhododendron argyrophyllum ssp. omeiense

R. argyrophyllum 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel campanulate, white. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, up to 3" long, fawn indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Rounded shrub to small tree 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Argyrophylla 

Geographical Origin: 

China (C Sichuan) 

 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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