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Description of 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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

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

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Broadly upright shrub 

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 local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.


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