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More Information: 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.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

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

Plant Habit:  Erect and loose to bushy shrub or small tree

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Lanata

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 weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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