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More Information: Rhododendron forrestii ssp. forrestii

R. 'forrestii' 
Photo by: Pat Breen

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Tubular campanulate, scarlet to crimson, fleshy.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves obovate to orbicular, up to 2" long, lower surface sometimes purple.

Plant Habit:  Creeping to mounding dwarf shrub

Height:  1 foot in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Neriiflora

Geographical Origin:  China (SE Tibet, Yunnan), N Burma, India (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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