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More Information: Rhododendron phaeochrysum var. levistratum


R. 'phaeochrysum' 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Predominant Flower Color:  White, Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel-campanulate, 1" - 1⅜" long, white to pink. Inflorescence 8-15 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early to Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblong lanceolate to lanceolate, 2-5" long, fawn to light brown indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Typically upright habit.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Taliensia

Geographical Origin:  China (N. Yunnan, Central & N. Sichuan, Gansu)

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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