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Description of Rhododendron primuliflorum

R. primuliflorum 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Tubular with spreading lobes, small, white, white flushed pink to pink. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves lanceolate to oval, up to 1⅜" long, upper surface shiny dark green. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Low and compact to erect and leggy 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Pogonanthum 

Sub Section: 

 

Geographical Origin: 

China (SE Tibet, SW Sichuan, NW Yunnan) 

 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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