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Description of Rhododendron semibarbatum

R. semibarbatum 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Rotate funnel-shaped, about " across, white spotted red, hanging below the expanded leaves. Lateral buds hold one flower. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic to ovate, up to 2" long, margins small sharp teeth, deciduous. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Erect, bushy shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Mumeazalea 

Section: 

 

Sub Section: 

 

Geographical Origin: 

Japan (Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu) 

 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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