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More Information: 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

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

Plant Habit:  Erect to straggly shrub

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -25F  ( -32C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

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


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