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Description of Rhododendron tsariense

R. tsariense 
Photo by: Hank Helm

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Open campanulate, white, pale pink or white flushed pink, spotted crimson. Inflorescence 3-5 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early to Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves obovate to oblong, up to 2" long, dense reddish to fawn indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Fairly compact shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Lanata 

Geographical Origin: 

India (Arunachal Pradesh), E Bhutan, China (S Tibet) 

 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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