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More Information: Rhododendron austrinum


R. 'austrinum' 
Photo by: Boris Bauer

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow, Orange

Flower/Truss Description:  Narrowly funnel shaped, yellow to orange, slightly fragrant.

Fragrant:  Yes slightly

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves ovate or obovate to elliptic, up to 4" long, deciduous.

Plant Habit:  Medium size twiggy shrub

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Pentanthera

Section:  Pentanthera

Sub Section:  Pentanthera

Geographical Origin:  E N America (NW Florida to SE Mississippi)

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.


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