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Description of Rhododendron fletcherianum

R. fletcherianum 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Widely funnel-shaped, pale yellow. Truss composed of 2-5 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early to Midseason
(Different forms may bloom at different times.) 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic to oblong-lanceolate, up to 2" long, margins crenate and bristly. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Compact small shrub, leggy with age 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Maddenia 

Geographical Origin: 

China (SE Tibet) 

 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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