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More Information: Rhododendron magnificum

R. 'magnificum' 
Photo by: Garth Wedemire

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink, Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Obliquely tubular campanulate, deep pink to reddish-purple. Truss holds up to 30 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Very Early to Early

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblanceolate to oblong-obovate, up to 17" long, thin, compacted gray to fawn indumentum

Plant Habit:  Broadly upright tree

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  10F  ( -12C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Grandia

Geographical Origin:  NE Burma, 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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