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More Information: Rhododendron griersonianum

R. 'griersonianum' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel shaped with long tube, bright rose to orange-red. Inflorescence 5-12 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late

Foliage Description:  Leaves lanceolate, up to 8" long, continuous or patchy whitish to pale brown indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Sprawling, spreading shrub

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  10F  ( -12C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Griersoniana

Geographical Origin:  NE Burma, China (W Yunnan)

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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