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Description of Rhododendron campylocarpum ssp. campylocarpum

R. campylocarpum 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Campanulate, pale to bright yellow, sometimes with basal blotch. Lax truss holds 3-10 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic with cordate base, up to 4" long, glabrous. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Tall shrub or small tree, leggy with age 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Campylocarpa 

Geographical Origin: 

India (Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh), Nepal, Bhutan, China (SE Tibet) 

 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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