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More Information: Rhododendron mekongense var. mekongense

R. 'mekongense' 
  Photo by: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac74-111)

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel-campanulate, yellow to greenish-yellow, sometimes flushed or marked red or pink. Inflorescence 2-5 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves obovate to obovate-elliptic, up to 2" long, deciduous.

Plant Habit:  Broadly upright shrub

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Sub Genus:  Rhododendron

Section:  Rhododendron

Sub Section:  Trichoclada

Geographical Origin:  E Nepal, India (Arunachal Pradesh), NE Burma, China (S Tibet, Yunnan)

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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