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More Information: 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

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.

Plant Habit:  Rounded, slow-growing

Height:  2 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

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 weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.


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