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More Information: Rhododendron alutaceum var. russotinctum

R. 'alutaceum' 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel campanulate, white with crimson spots, often flushed rose. Inflorescence 10-20 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblong to oblanceolate, 2" to 7" long, matte green, discontinuous upper indumentum layer, brown or dark red, retained 2-3 years.

Plant Habit:  Compact shrub or small tree.

Height:  7 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Taliensia

Geographical Origin:  China (SE Tibet, W Yunnan, NW Yunnan, 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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