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More Information: Rhododendron griffithianum


R. 'griffithianum' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Widely campanulate, white sometimes tinged pink, sometimes fragrant. Truss holds 3-6 flowers.

Fragrant:  Yes sometimes

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblong elliptic to oblong ovate, up to 12" long, glabrous.

Plant Habit:  Often sparse shrub or small tree

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  15F  ( -9C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Fortunea

Geographical Origin:  E Nepal, India (Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh), Bhutan

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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