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Description of Rhododendron yunnanense

R. yunnanense 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink, Lavender 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Widely funnel-shaped, white, white flushed pink, rose to lavender, spotted or marked green, rose or dark red. Terminal or axillary inflorescence is 1-6 flowered. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves oblanceolate to narrowly elliptic, up to 4" long, evergreen to deciduous. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Erect, often sparse shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Triflora 

Geographical Origin: 

N Burma, China (SE Tibet, N Yunnan, SW Sichuan, Guizhou) 

 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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