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Description of Rhododendron glaucophyllum var. glaucophyllum

R. glaucophyllum 
Photo by: Garth Wedemire

Predominant Flower Color: 


 Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower campanulate, pink, usually unmarked. Loose truss holds 4-10 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason to Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic to elliptic, pointed apex, about 2" long, very aromatic, glossy, dark green, glaucous white beneath. Reddish-brown, peeling bark. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Plant Habit: 

Somewhat spreading shrub. 

Sub Genus: 




Sub Section: 


Geographical Origin: 

Bhutan, India, E. Nepal, S. Tibet 

 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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