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Description of Rhododendron viscosum

R. viscosum 
Photo by: Hank Helm

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel-shaped with long slender tube, white, occasionally tinged pink, fragrant. Truss holds 3-12 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

Yes  

Bloom Time: 

Very Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F (-29C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves ovate or obovate to elliptic, up to 3" long, deciduous. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Sometimes stoloniferous shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Pentanthera 

Section: 

Pentanthera 

Sub Section: 

Pentanthera 

Geographical Origin: 

E N America (New England to Florida to SE Texas) 

 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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