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Description of 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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

10F (-12C)

Foliage Description: 

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

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Broadly upright tree 

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 local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.


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