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More Information: Rhododendron leucaspis

R. 'leucaspis' 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Broadly campanulate to rotate, white, often tinged pink, large reddish calyx. Inflorescence usually 2-flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early

Foliage Description:  Leaves broadly elliptic, up to 2" long, upper surface and margins densely hairy or bristly.

Plant Habit:  Low shrub, wider than tall

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Sub Genus:  Rhododendron

Section:  Rhododendron

Sub Section:  Boothia

Geographical Origin:  China (SE Tibet)

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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