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Description of Rhododendron phaeochrysum var phaeochrysum

R. phaeochrysum 
Photo by: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac71-509)

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel campanulate, white, white flushed pink or pink, spotted crimson. Truss holds 8-15 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic to ovate-oblong, up to 5" long, pale fawn to rusty brown indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Compact to upright shrub or small tree 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Taliensia 

Geographical Origin: 

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

 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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