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Description of Rhododendron anthopogon ssp anthopogon

R. anthopogon 
Photo by: Hank Helm

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink, Yellow 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Narrowly tubular with spreading lobes, white, pale yellow or pink. Truss holds 5-9 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves ovate to elliptic, rarely orbicular, up to 1⅜" long, very aromatic. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Small, compact shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Pogonanthum 

Sub Section: 

 

Geographical Origin: 

India (Kashmir to Arunachal Pradesh), Nepal, Bhutan, China (S Tibet) 

 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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