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Description of Rhododendron degronianum ssp. heptamerum

R. degronianum 
Photo by: Hank Helm

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel campanulate, with 5 to 9 lobes, white to pink, occasionally striped deeper pink. Inflorescence 6-15 flowered. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason to Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F (-26C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, up to 5" long, thin to velvety indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Compact and rounded 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Pontica 

Geographical Origin: 

S Japan 

 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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