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More Information: 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

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

Plant Habit:  Sometimes stoloniferous shrub

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -20F  ( -29C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

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 weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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