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More Information: Rhododendron formosum var. formosum

R. 'formosum' 
  Photo by: Hank Helm

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Openly funnel campanulate, white sometimes flushed pink, usually with a yellow blotch, fragrant. Inflorescence 2-6 flowered.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason to Late Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves elliptic to linear obovate, up to 4" long, margins bristly.

Plant Habit:  Fairly compact to straggly shrub

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  10F  ( -12C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Sub Genus:  Rhododendron

Section:  Rhododendron

Sub Section:  Maddenia

Geographical Origin:  NE India

Glossary of plant description terminology.
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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