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More Information: Rhododendron sherriffii

R. 'sherriffii' 
Photo by: William Spohn

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel-campanulate, pendulous, deep carmine red, conspicuous calyx. Lax truss holds 4-6 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early

Foliage Description:  Leaves broadly obovate, base rounded, thick chocolate-brown indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Bushy to erect shrub or small tree

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Thomsonia

Geographical Origin:  China (S Tibet)

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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