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More Information: Rhododendron decorum ssp. decorum

R. 'decorum' 
Photo by: Henk Borsje

Predominant Flower Color:  White, Lavender

Flower/Truss Description:  Openly funnel campanulate, white to pale lavender, yellow, green or red tinge at base, fragrant. Open-top truss holds 7-12 flowers.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblanceolate to elliptic, up to 7" long.

Plant Habit:  Erect shrub to small tree, sometimes straggly

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Fortunea

Geographical Origin:  N Burma, China (Sichuan, Yunnan, Guizhou)

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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