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More Information: Rhododendron hongkongense


R. 'hongkongense' 
Photo by: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac77-779)

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Rotate with short tube and spreading lobes, white spotted violet, sometimes fragrant.

Fragrant:  Yes sometimes

Bloom Time:  Early to Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves elliptic to narrowly elliptic, up to 2" long, young leaves often purplish.

Plant Habit:  Fairly compact to broadly upright shrub

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  15F  ( -9C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Azaleastrum

Section:  Azaleastrum

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Geographical Origin:  China (Hong Kong, Guangdong)

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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