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More Information: Rhododendron meddianum var. meddianum

R. 'meddianum' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Tubular-campanulate, with nectar pouches, deep pink to deep blackish-crimson. Truss holds 5-10 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early

Foliage Description:  Leaves obovate to broadly elliptic, up to 4" long.

Plant Habit:  Stiff, upright shrub or small tree

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Thomsonia

Geographical Origin:  NE Burma, China (W Yunnan)

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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