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Description of Rhododendron crinigerum var crinigerum

R. crinigerum 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Campanulate, white to pink or white striped pink, spotted and/or blotched red. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F (-15C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves lanceolate to elliptic, up to 7" long, sparse or dense fawn to reddish indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Shrub to small tree 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Glischra 

Geographical Origin: 

India (Arunachal Pradesh), China (SE Tibet, Yunnan) 

 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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