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More Information: Rhododendron ramsdenianum

R. 'ramsdenianum' 
Photo by: Chris Klapwijk

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Tubular-campanulate rose, bright crimson, purplish-red, sometimes with botch and spotting. Truss holds 12-15 flowers. Flowering is sporadic.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves broadly lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, coriaceous, up to 4" long, very sparse brown indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Upright shrub or small tree

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  10F  ( -12C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Irrorata

Geographical Origin:  China(SE Tibet)

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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