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Description of Rhododendron amagianum

R. amagianum 
Photo by: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac75-23)

Predominant Flower Color: 

Orange 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Openly campanulate, pink-orange, reddish-orange to bright red, spotted brown. Inflorescence 1-3 flowered. Slow to bloom in cultivation. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Late to Very Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves ovate-rhombic, up to 4" long, borne in three's at tips of branches. Deciduous. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Erect shrub with spreading branches 

Sub Genus: 

Tsutsusi 

Section: 

Brachycalyx 

Sub Section: 

 

Geographical Origin: 

Japan (Honshu: Mt. Amagi and Mt. Higane) 

 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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