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Description of Rhododendron ciliatum

R. ciliatum 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Campanulate to funnel-campanulate, white, white flushed pink, or pale pink. Lax truss holds 2-5 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F (-15C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic to narrowly elliptic, up to 3" long. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Fairly compact small shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Maddenia 

Geographical Origin: 

Nepal, India (Sikkim), Bhutan, China (S Tibet) 

 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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