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Description of Rhododendron mucronatum var. mucronatum

R. mucronatum 
Photo by: Steve Henning

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Widely funnel-shaped, about 1" across, white, unmarked. Inflorescence 1-3 flowered. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves ovate-lanceolate, up to 1" long. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Upright, spreading shrub. 

Sub Genus: 

Tsutsusi 

Section: 

Tsutsui 

Sub Section: 

 

Geographical Origin: 

Cultivated origin, either albino form of var ripense or a hybrid. 

 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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