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Description of Rhododendron scabrifolium var. spiciferum

R. scabrifolium 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Narrowly funnel-shaped, white to deep pink. Axial buds hold 2-3 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

10F (-12C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic to oblanceolate, up to 1⅜" long, hairy. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Compact and bushy to tall and straggly 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Scabrifolia 

Geographical Origin: 

China (C and S Yunnan) 

 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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