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More Information: Rhododendron glaucophyllum var. glaucophyllum


R. 'glaucophyllum' 
Photo by: Garth Wedemire

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower campanulate, pink, usually unmarked. Loose truss holds 4-10 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason to Midseason

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

Plant Habit:  Somewhat spreading shrub.

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Sub Genus:  Rhododendron

Section:  Rhododendron

Sub Section:  Glauca

Geographical Origin:  Bhutan, India, E. Nepal, S. Tibet

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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