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More Information: Rhododendron cerasinum

R. 'cerasinum' 
Photo by: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac95-533)

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Campanulate, red, or white to pink with red border, fleshy. Lax truss holds 3-5 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves narrowly obovate to elliptic, up to 4" long, glabrous.

Plant Habit:  Upright and rounded

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Thomsonia

Geographical Origin:  Burma, India (Arunachal Pradesh), China (SE Tibet)

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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