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Description of Rhododendron formosanum

R. formosanum 
Photo by: Annelie Dau
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Widely funnel-shaped, white to pink, spotted. Truss has 7 to 20 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves narrowly oblanceolate to lanceolate, 2" to 7" long, dark green, pale tan indumentum. Rare in cultivation. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Erect shrub or small tree 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Argyrophylla 

Geographical Origin: 

Taiwan 

 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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