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Description of Rhododendron augustinii ssp. augustinii

R. augustinii 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

Lavender, Purple 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Openly funnel shaped, blue to purple, pink, lavender or white. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason to Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic to lanceolate, up to 4" long, with hairs along veins. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Plant Habit: 

Tall upright shrub 

Sub Genus: 




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Geographical Origin: 

China (Hubei, Sichuan) 

 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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