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More Information: Rhododendron cephalanthum ssp. cephalanthum

R. 'cephalanthum' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  White, Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Narrowly tubular with spreading lobes, white to deep pink, rarely yellow. Inflorescence 5-10 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblong-elliptic to oval, up to 1" long, aromatic.

Plant Habit:  Almost prostrate to upright shrub

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Sub Genus:  Rhododendron

Section:  Pogonanthum

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Geographical Origin:  India (Arunachal Pradesh), Burma, China (Yunnan, Tibet)

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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