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More Information: Rhododendron sanctum

R. 'sanctum' 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel campanulate, about 1" across, deep pink to rosy-purple. Inflorescence 3-4 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason to Late Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves broadly rhombic, up to 3" long, glossy, in whorls at branch tips, deciduous or semi-evergreen.

Plant Habit:  Broadly upright shrub

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Tsutsusi

Section:  Brachycalyx

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Geographical Origin:  Japan (S Honshu)

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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