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More Information: Rhododendron faucium


R. 'faucium' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Campanulate, pink to white tinged pink, with purple spotting. Truss holds 5-10 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early to Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblanceolate, rounded apex, retained 2-3 years. Peeling bark.

Plant Habit:  Upright shrub or small tree.

Height:  6 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Thomsonia

Geographical Origin:  China (S 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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