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Description of Rhododendron dauricum

R. dauricum 
Photo by: Henk Borsje

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Widely funnel shaped, pale to deep purple, mauve-pink or white. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Very Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F (-32C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic, rounded, up to 1" long, semi-evergreen, purplish in winter. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Erect to straggly shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Rhodorastra 

Geographical Origin: 

E Siberia, Mongolia, N China, Japan (Hokkaido) 

 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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