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More Information: Rhododendron trichanthum

R. 'trichanthum' 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Widely funnel-shaped, pale purple to bluish mauve to dark plum-colored, sometimes with a brown or green blotch. Inflorescence 3-5 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason to Late

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblong-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, up to 4" long, apex acute.

Plant Habit:  Broadly upright shrub

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Sub Genus:  Rhododendron

Section:  Rhododendron

Sub Section:  Triflora

Geographical Origin:  China (W 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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