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Description of Rhododendron pachysanthum

R. pachysanthum 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel-campanulate, white to pale pink, usually spotted green or crimson. Truss holds 10-20 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves ovate to lanceolate, up to 4" long, upper surface with persistent silvery to brown indumentum, lower surface with thick rusty brown indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Compact, dense shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Maculifera 

Geographical Origin: 

Taiwan 

 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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