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More Information: 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

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

Plant Habit:  Compact bush, more upright in shade

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

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


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