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Description of Rhododendron campanulatum ssp. campanulatum

R. campanulatum 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Lavender 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Widely campanulate, white to pale pink or lavender. Lax truss holds 6-18 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves ovate to elliptic, up to 7" long, fawn to rusty brown indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Tall shrub or small tree 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Campanulata 

Geographical Origin: 

India (Kashmir to Sikkim), Bhutan 

 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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