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Description of Rhododendron temenium var temenium

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink, Red 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Tubular-campanulate pink to red. Truss holds 2-6 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic, 1⅜" to 3⅛" long, may have scant white indumentum, retained 1-3 years. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Compact, dome-shaped shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Neriiflora 

Geographical Origin: 

China (NW Yunnan, SE Tibet) 

 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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