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Description of Rhododendron faberi

R. faberi 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Campanulate to funnel-campanulate, white to pale pink, spotted crimson. Truss has 6-12 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves oblanceolate to elliptic, up to 4" long, loose reddish indumentum which sheds, revealing compact whitish indumentum beneath. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Dense shrub, often open with age 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Taliensia 

Geographical Origin: 

China (C 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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