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Description of Rhododendron camtschaticum ssp camtschaticum

R. camtschaticum 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Saucer shaped (rotate), rosy purple, sometimes pink to red, rarely white. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F (-32C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves obovate to spathulate, up to 2" long, with bristly margins, usually deciduous. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Prostrate shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Therorhodion 

Section: 

 

Sub Section: 

 

Geographical Origin: 

Siberia (Kamchatka), Japan, W N America (Alaska) 

 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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