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More Information: 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

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

Plant Habit:  Thin-branched, upright small shrub

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

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


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