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More Information: 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

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.

Plant Habit:  Upright shrub or small tree.

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

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 weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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