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Description of Rhododendron adenosum

R. adenosum 
Photo by: Chris Klapwijk

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel campanulate, wavy-lobes, pale pink or white tinged pink with red spotting. Truss holds 6-8 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason to Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate, 2" to 4" long, retained 2 years. Leaves and branches have bristles and viscid glands. Inflorescence 6-8 flowered. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Rounded habit. 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Glischra 

Geographical Origin: 

China (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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