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More Information: Rhododendron microgynum

R. 'microgynum' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Campanulate, deep crimson, rarely pink, fleshy, conspicuous calyx. Truss holds 3-10 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves elliptic to oblong-elliptic, up to 4" long, thin cinnamon to buff indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Dwarf shrub, compact when young

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Neriiflora

Geographical Origin:  China (SE Tibet, NW Yunnan)

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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