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Description of Rhododendron succothii

R. succothii 
Photo by: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac75-79)

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Tubular-campanulate, crimson to scarlet with darker nectar pouches. Truss holds 10-15 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early to Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F (-15C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves oblong-obovate to elliptic, arranged in whorls around the branch tips, 2" to 5" long, glossy, dark green, retained 1-2 years. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Upright shrub or small tree. 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Barbata 

Geographical Origin: 

Bhutan, India (W Arunachal Pradesh) 

 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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