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Description of Rhododendron lepidostylum

R. lepidostylum 
Photo by: Hank Helm

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel-campanulate, yellow, sometimes spotted orange. Inflorescence 1-3 flowered. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves oblong-obovate to oval, up to 1" long, margins bristly , upper surface glaucous. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Compact flat-topped shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Trichoclada 

Geographical Origin: 

China (SW 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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