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More Information: Rhododendron principis


R. 'principis' 
Photo by: Hank Helm

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Campanulate, white to pink to reddish magenta, sometimes spotted purple. Truss has 10-30 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblong to ovate-lanceolate, up to 5" long, thick white to fawn indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Bushy shrub or small tree

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Taliensia

Geographical Origin:  China (S and E 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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