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Description of Rhododendron wardii var wardii

R. wardii 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Widely campanulate to saucer-shaped, various shades of yellow. Truss has 5-14 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves orbicular or ovate to oblong-elliptic, up to 4" long, glabrous 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Compact to open shrub or small tree 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Campylocarpa 

Geographical Origin: 

China (SE Tibet, NW Yunnan, SW 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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