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Description of Rhododendron tomentosum

R. tomentosum 
Photo by: Chris Klapwijk

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Tiny white flowers in dense clusters. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Midseason to Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F (-29C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves linear to narrowly elliptic-oblong," to 1" long, margins recurved, dense rusty indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Upright bushy shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Ledum 

Geographical Origin: 

 

 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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