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Description of Rhododendron smirnowii

R. smirnowii 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel-campanulate, pink to rose-purple, spotted yellow to brown. Truss holds 6-15 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F (-26C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves oblanceolate to elliptic, up to 7" long, margins recurved, pale fawn to pale brown indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Compact bush, more upright in shade 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Pontica 

Geographical Origin: 

NE Turkey, Georgia 

 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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