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Description of Rhododendron eclecteum

R. eclecteum 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink, Red, Yellow 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Tubular campanulate, color variable: white, pale to deep pink, red or yellow. Truss holds 6-12 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Very Early to Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves obovate to oblong, up to 6" long. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Bushy shrub, sparse with age 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Thomsonia 

Geographical Origin: 

NE Burma, China (SE Tibet, NW Yunnan, SW Sichuan) 

 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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