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Description of Rhododendron triflorum var. triflorum

R. triflorum 
Photo by: Chris Klapwijk

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Widely funnel-shaped, cream to pale or bright yellow, sometimes suffused red or pink. Inflorescence 2-4 flowered. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Midseason to Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F (-15C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves oblong-lanceolate to elliptic, up to 2" long. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Upright shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Triflora 

Geographical Origin: 

India (Bengal, Manipur, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh), Nepal, Bhutan, China (S Tibet), 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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