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Description of Rhododendron pachypodum

R. pachypodum 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Widely funnel-shaped, white, white flushed pink or rose, may have brown to yellow blotch. Inflorescence 1-4 flowered. 

Fragrant: 

Sometimes  

Bloom Time: 

 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F (-15C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves obovate, elliptic-obovate to oblanceolate, 1⅛" to 4" long, lower surface scaly. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Compact to very straggly shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Maddenia 

Geographical Origin: 

 

 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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