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Description of Rhododendron eriocarpum

R. eriocarpum 
Photo by: Annelie Dau
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink, Red 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel-campanulate, white to purplish pink or red. Inflorescence 1-2 flowered. 



Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

10F (-12C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves obovate to elliptic, up to 1" long, both surfaces hairy. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Plant Habit: 

Compact, spreading shrub 

Sub Genus: 




Sub Section: 


Geographical Origin: 

S Japan (Kyushu, Yakushima, Ryukyu Islands) 

 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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