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Description of Rhododendron stewartianum

R. stewartianum 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Tubular campanulate, white, cream, yellow, pink or red, often flushed a different color on edges or reverse, sometimes spotted. Lax truss holds 3-7 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Very Early to Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F (-15C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves obovate to elliptic, up to 4" long; thin, sometimes persistent indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Thin-branched, upright small shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Thomsonia 

Geographical Origin: 

NE Burma, China (SE Tibet, NW 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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