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Description of Rhododendron pronum

R. pronum 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel campanulate, white or cream to pink, heavily spotted purple. Truss holds 6-10 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic, up to 3" long, convex, dense grayish to fawn indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Dwarf, prostrate to mounded shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Taliensia 

Geographical Origin: 

China (W 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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