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Description of Rhododendron lanatum

R. lanatum 
Photo by: Jens Birck

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Yellow 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Broadly campanulate, cream to pale yellow, spotted red or brown. Inflorescence 5-10 flowered. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic to obovate, up to 5" long, fawn-fawn to brown indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Plant Habit: 

Erect and loose to bushy shrub or small tree 

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Geographical Origin: 

India (Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh), Bhutan, China (S Tibet) 

 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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