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Description of Rhododendron vaseyi

R. vaseyi 
Photo by: Boris Bauer

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Widely funnel-shaped to rotate-campanulate, pale to deep pink, occasionally white, green throat with reddish-orange spotting. Inflorescence 5-8 flowered. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F (-26C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic, tapering at each end, up to 5" long, margins often undulate, deciduous. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Upright, spreading shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Pentanthera 

Section: 

Rhodora 

Sub Section: 

 

Geographical Origin: 

E N America (N Carolina) 

 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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