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Description of Rhododendron canadense

R. canadense 
Photo by: Chris Klapwijk

Predominant Flower Color: 


 Flower / Truss Description: 

Rotate campanulate, the two lower lobes flared apart, rosy purple to white. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F (-32C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic to oblong, up to 2" long, bluish-green deciduous. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Plant Habit: 

Upright, stoloniferous shrub 

Sub Genus: 




Sub Section: 


Geographical Origin: 

E N America (Labrador to New Jersey) 

 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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