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Description of Rhododendron hancockii

R. hancockii 
Photo by: Chris Klapwijk

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Widely funnel-shaped, deeply-cut lobes, white with a yellow blotch, fragrant. Inflorescence 1-2 flowered at leaf axil or branch tip. 

Fragrant: 

Yes  

Bloom Time: 

Early to Midseason
(Different forms may bloom at different times.) 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

10F (-12C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves obovate, acuminate apex, 3⅓" to ⅓" long. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Shrub or small tree 

Sub Genus: 

Azaleastrum 

Section: 

Choniastrum 

Sub Section: 

 

Geographical Origin: 

China (S 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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