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More Information: Rhododendron tosaense

R. 'tosaense' 
Photo by: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac79-87)

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink, Lavender

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel-shaped, pink to lilac-purple, rarely white faintly flushed pink. Inflorescence 1-6 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblanceolate to oblanceolate-spathulate, spring leaves to 1", deciduous; summer leaves to ⅜", partly persistent.

Plant Habit:  Much-branched, often erect shrub

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Tsutsusi

Section:  Tsutsusi

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Geographical Origin:  Japan (Kyushu, Shikoku, Honshu)

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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