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Description of Rhododendron periclymenoides

R. periclymenoides 
Photo by: Chris Klapwijk

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel-shaped, tube longer than lobes, pink, rarely white, tube often deeper colored, fragrant. Inflorescence 6-15 flowered. 

Fragrant: 

Yes  

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F (-26C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic to oblong-obovate, up to 4" long, deciduous. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Usually non-stoloniferous shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Pentanthera 

Section: 

Pentanthera 

Sub Section: 

Pentanthera 

Geographical Origin: 

E N America (New England to Georgia, to Ohio and Tennessee) 

 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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