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Description of Rhododendron serotinum

R. serotinum 
Photo by: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac97-129)

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Widely funnel campanulate, fragrant, white, flushed rose, blotched crimson. Inflorescence 7-8 flowered. 

Fragrant: 

Yes  

Bloom Time: 

Very Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F (-15C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves oblong-elliptic, base rounded, cordate or obtuse, up to 6" long, upper side wax-coated. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Lax and straggling shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Fortunea 

Geographical Origin: 

China (S Yunnan), Vietnam, Laos 

 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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