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Description of Rhododendron oreotrephes

R. oreotrephes 
Photo by: Chris Klapwijk

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink, Lavender 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel shaped to funnel campanulate, pale to deep pink or light to bright purple, sometimes spotted. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves oblong or obovate to orbicular, up to 3" long, often bluish. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Plant Habit: 

Rounded to broadly upright shrub 

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Geographical Origin: 

China (S Tibet, N Yunnan, Sichuan), Burma 

 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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