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Description of Rhododendron facetum

R. facetum 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 


 Flower / Truss Description: 

Tubular campanulate, with nectar pouches, deep rose to scarlet. Truss holds 12-20 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Late to Very Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F (-15C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves oblanceolate to elliptic, up to 7" long, upper and lower surfaces of new leaves with evanescent indumentum, glabrous when mature. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Plant Habit: 

Compact to leggy shrub or small tree 

Sub Genus: 




Sub Section: 


Geographical Origin: 

NE Burma, China (W Yunnan) 

 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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