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Description of Rhododendron brachycarpum ssp. brachycarpum

R. brachycarpum 
Photo by: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac75-132)

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Broadly funnel shaped, white to pink, spotted brown to green. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F (-29C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves oblong to obovate, up to 6" long, thin, compacted grayish to fawn indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Rounded and compact 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Pontica 

Geographical Origin: 

Japan, Korea 

 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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