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Description of Rhododendron polycladum

R. polycladum 
Photo by: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac65-455)

Predominant Flower Color: 

Lavender, Purple 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Broadly funnel shaped, lavender to blue-purple, rarely white. Inflorescence up to 5 flowered. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F (-23C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic to elliptic, up to " long. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Plant Habit: 

Upright and spreading low shrub 

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Geographical Origin: 

China (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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