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Description of Rhododendron megeratum

R. megeratum 
Photo by: Hank Helm

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Yellow 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Broadly campanulate to rotate-campanulate, cream, yellow or off-white, with yellow blotch. Inflorescence 1-3 flowered. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early to Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F (-15C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic to orbicular, up to 1" long, lower surface glaucous. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Bushy, compact dwarf shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Boothia 

Geographical Origin: 

India (Arunachal Pradesh), NE Burma, China (SE Tibet, NW 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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