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Description of 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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

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

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Dense small shrub, leggy with age 

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 local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.


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