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More Information: Rhododendron pruniflorum


R. 'pruniflorum' 
Photo by: Norma Senn

Predominant Flower Color:  Red, Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Campanulate, " across, red or purple, unmarked. Lax truss holds 3 - 7 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason to Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves obovate to oblong, 1 - 1" long; obtuse or rounded, mucronate apex, obtuse base, dark green above, densely scaly below. Brown flaking bark.

Plant Habit:  Bushy shrub.

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Sub Genus:  Rhododendron

Section:  Rhododendron

Sub Section:  Glauca

Geographical Origin:  India (Arunachal Pradesh), Upper Burma, SE Tibet

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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