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Description of Rhododendron viscidifolium

R. viscidifolium 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Predominant Flower Color: 

Orange 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Tubular campanulate, coppery red to coppery orange, crimson nectar pouches, conspicuous calyx. Inflorescence 1-3 flowered. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F (-15C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves oval to rounded, up to 4" long, lower surface whitish and sticky. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Rounded, compact shrub, leggy with age 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Thomsonia 

Geographical Origin: 

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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