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More Information: Rhododendron strigillosum

R. 'strigillosum' 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Tubular campanulate, deep red to crimson-scarlet, with dark red nectar pouches. Flat truss of 8-12 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Very Early to Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, up to 7" long, margins often recurved, bristly.

Plant Habit:  Shrub or small tree, often rounded and symmetrical

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Maculifera

Geographical Origin:  China (NE Yunnan, Sichuan)

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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