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Description of Rhododendron campanulatum ssp. aeruginosum

R. campanulatum 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink, Purple 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Widely campanulate, pink to mauve to plum purple, sometimes spotted purple. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves ovate to elliptic, up to 4" long, fawn to rusty brown indumentum, upper surface with bluish metallic bloom. Habit rounded, slow-growing. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Rounded, slow-growing 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Campanulata 

Geographical Origin: 

Bhutan, India (Sikkim) 

 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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