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More Information: 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

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.

Plant Habit:  Compact, dense shrub

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

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 weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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