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Description of Rhododendron degronianum ssp. degronianum

R. degronianum 
Photo by: Hank Helm

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel shaped, with 5 lobes, pale to mid pink, occasionally striped deeper pink. Inflorescence 6-15 flowered. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F (-23C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, up to 5" long, fawn to reddish brown indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Plant Habit: 

Compact and rounded 

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Geographical Origin: 

Japan (N Honshu) 

 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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