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Description of Rhododendron falconeri ssp. falconeri

R. falconeri 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Oblique-campanulate, white to cream to pale yellow, purple basal blotch. Inflorescence 12-20 flowered. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F (-15C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves broadly elliptic to obovate, up to 14" long, rust to brown indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Large shrub to tree 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Falconera 

Geographical Origin: 

E Nepal, India (Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh), Bhutan 

 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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