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Description of Rhododendron micranthum

R. micranthum 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel-campanulate, tiny white flowers in dense clusters. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason to Very Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F (-26C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves oblanceolate, up to 1" long. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Straggly shrub when young, bushy with age 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Micrantha 

Geographical Origin: 

China (Heilongjian, Jilin, Hebei, Hubei, Gansu, Shanxi, Shandong, Sichuan), 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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