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More Information: Rhododendron pachytrichum


R. 'pachytrichum' 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color:  White, Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Campanulate, white to pink to rose-magenta, with maroon blotch and spotting. Inflorescence 7-17 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblong to oblanceolate, up to 5" long, margins reflexed, lower surface hairy on midrib.

Plant Habit:  Large rounded shrub or small tree

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Maculifera

Geographical Origin:  China (Sichuan)

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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