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Description of Rhododendron quinquefolium

R. quinquefolium 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color: 


 Flower / Truss Description: 

Rotate-campanulate to funnel shaped, white, spotted green. Inflorescence 1-3 flowered. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves rhombic-elliptic to obovate, up to 2" long, in whorls at branch tips, deciduous. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Plant Habit: 

Shrub or small tree 

Sub Genus: 




Sub Section: 


Geographical Origin: 

Japan (N Honshu to Shikoku) 

 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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