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Description of Rhododendron alutaceum var. russotinctum

R. alutaceum 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color: 


 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel campanulate, white with crimson spots, often flushed rose. Inflorescence 10-20 flowered. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

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

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Plant Habit: 

Compact shrub or small tree. 

Sub Genus: 




Sub Section: 


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 local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.

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