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More Information: Rhododendron pingianum

R. 'pingianum' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel campanulate, pink to pale purple. Lax truss contains 8-20 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves lanceolate to oblanceolate, up to 5" long, white compacted indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Rounded shrub or small tree

Height:  6 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Argyrophylla

Geographical Origin:  China (W Sichuan)

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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