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More Information: Rhododendron charitopes ssp. charitopes

R. 'charitopes' 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Broadly campanulate, pink fading to white, spotted red, large leafy calyx. Inflorescence 2-6 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves elliptic to obovate, up to 2" long, dark green.

Plant Habit:  Dense small shrub, leggy with age

Height:  1 foot in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Sub Genus:  Rhododendron

Section:  Rhododendron

Sub Section:  Glauca

Geographical Origin:  NE Burma, China (NW Yunnan, SE 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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