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Description of Rhododendron wallichii

R. wallichii 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Lavender 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel-campanulate, white to mauve or rosy purple. Truss holds 5-10 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic to ovate, up to 5" long, glabrous or with a discontinuous indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Rounded shrub to upright small tree 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Campanulata 

Geographical Origin: 

E Nepal, India (Sikkim, Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh), Bhutan, 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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