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Description of Rhododendron dalhousiae var. rhabdotum

R. dalhousiae 
Photo by: Elaine Sedlack

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Tubular-campanulate, creamy white to pale yellow, with 5 red stripes along the lobes. Truss holds 2-6 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Late to Very Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

15F (-9C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves obovate to oblanceolate, up to 7" long. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Leggy, sprawling shrub, often epiphytic 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Maddenia 

Geographical Origin: 

Bhutan, India (Arunachal Pradesh) 

 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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