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More Information: Rhododendron piercei


R. 'piercei' 
Photo by: Hank Helm

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Tubular campanulate, crimson with darker nectar pouches, fleshy. Truss holds 6-8 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early to Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves ovate to elliptic, up to 4" long, thick tawny indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Open, spreading, bushy or straggly shrub

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Neriiflora

Geographical Origin:  China (S Tibet)

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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