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More Information: Rhododendron rigidum


R. 'rigidum' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  White, Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Widely funnel-shaped, fragrant, white, lilac-pink to deep rose lavender, sometimes spotted gold, olive brown or reddish-brown. Inflorescence 2-6 flowered.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, up to 2" long, glaucous.

Plant Habit:  Erect, compact to loose shrub

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Sub Genus:  Rhododendron

Section:  Rhododendron

Sub Section:  Triflora

Geographical Origin:  China (N Yunnan, S Sichuan, Guizhou)

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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