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More Information: Rhododendron pentaphyllum

R. 'pentaphyllum' 
Photo by: Chris Klapwijk

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Rotate-campanulate, about 2" across, pale pink or mauve to deep rose. Inflorescence 1-2 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early

Foliage Description:  Leaves elliptic to obovate, up to 2" long, in whorls of 5 at branch tips, deciduous.

Plant Habit:  Broadly upright shrub or small tree

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Pentanthera

Section:  Sciadorhodion

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Geographical Origin:  Japan (Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu)

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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