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More Information: 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

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

Plant Habit:  Erect shrub or small tree

Height:  7  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

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 weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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