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Description of Rhododendron weyrichii

R. weyrichii 
Photo by: Boris Bauer

Predominant Flower Color: 

Orange, Red 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Openly funnel-campanulate, salmon pink to brick red, spotted darker. Inflorescence 2-4 flowered. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F (-23C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves broadly rhombic, up to 3" long, borne in three's at tips of branches. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Shrub or small tree with short ascending branches 

Sub Genus: 

Tsutsusi 

Section: 

Brachycalyx 

Sub Section: 

 

Geographical Origin: 

Japan (SE Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu), Korea (Cheju Island) 

 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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