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Description of Rhododendron cinnabarinum ssp. cinnabarinum

R. cinnabarinum 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow, Orange, Red 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Tubular campanulate, yellow to orange or red, sometimes bicolored. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason to Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F (-15C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, up to 4" long, evergreen. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Upright shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Cinnabarina 

Geographical Origin: 

Nepal, India (W Bengal, 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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