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More Information: Rhododendron falconeri ssp. eximium

R. 'falconeri' 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Oblique-campanulate, rose to cream flushed rose fading to creamy-pink, purple basal blotch. Large truss holds 12-20 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves broadly elliptic to obovate, up to 14" long, cinnamon colored indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Large shrub to tree

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Falconera

Geographical Origin:  Bhutan, India (Arunachal Pradesh)

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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