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More Information: 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.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

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

Plant Habit:  Rounded to broadly upright shrub

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Sub Genus:  Rhododendron

Section:  Rhododendron

Sub Section:  Triflora

Geographical Origin:  China (S Tibet, N Yunnan, Sichuan), Burma

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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