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Description of Rhododendron burmanicum

R. burmanicum 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Predominant Flower Color: 


 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel campanulate, 1" to 2" long, cream to yellow or greenish yellow, outside scaly, sometimes fragrant. Truss holds 4-6 flowers. 


Yes sometimes  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

15F (-9C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves obovate or oblong-obovate, up to 3" long, dark or bright green, scaly. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Plant Habit: 

Usually compact, straggly in shade 

Sub Genus: 




Sub Section: 


Geographical Origin: 

SW Burma 

 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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