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Description of Rhododendron ungernii

R. ungernii 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel-campanulate, white to pale pink, with green spotting. Truss holds 20-30 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Late to Very Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F (-23C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves oblanceolate to obovate, up to 10" long, with a dense white to fawn indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Fairly compact to erect shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Pontica 

Geographical Origin: 

NE Turkey, Caucasus 

 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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