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Description of 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. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F (-15C)

Foliage Description: 

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

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Plant Habit: 

Much-branched, often erect shrub 

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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 local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.

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