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More Information: Rhododendron caucasicum

R. 'caucasicum' 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color:  White, Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Broadly campanulate, white or cream to pale yellow, sometimes flushed pink, often spotted green. Truss holds 6-15 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves obovate to elliptic, up to 4" long, compacted fawn to brownish indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Low and compact

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Pontica

Geographical Origin:  NE Turkey, Caucasus Mountains

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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