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Description of Rhododendron serpyllifolium

R. serpyllifolium 
Photo by: William Spohn

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel-shaped, pale to rose-pink or white. Typically single flowered. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves obovate-oblong to elliptic, up to ⅜" long, largely deciduous. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Low, much-branched shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Tsutsusi 

Section: 

Tsutsusi 

Sub Section: 

 

Geographical Origin: 

C and S Japan 

 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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