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Description of Rhododendron williamsianum

R. williamsianum 
Photo by: Chris Klapwijk

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Campanulate, pale pink to rose, sometimes fading to white, in trusses of 1 to 3. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves ovate-orbicular, up to 1" long, copper-colored when young. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Dense, spreading, dome-shaped shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Williamsiana 

Geographical Origin: 

China (Sichuan, Guizhou) 

 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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