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Description of Rhododendron veitchianum

R. veitchianum 
Photo by: Hank Helm

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Openly funnel-campanulate, fragrant, frilly or wavy edges, white, usually blotched yellow. Inflorescence 2-5 flowered. 

Fragrant: 

Yes  

Bloom Time: 

Mid to Late Season
(Different forms may bloom at different times.) 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

20F (-7C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves obovate to elliptic-obovate, up to 4" long. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Compact shrub to small tree 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Maddenia 

Geographical Origin: 

Burma, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam 

 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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