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More Information: 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.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

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

Plant Habit:  Compact and rounded

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Pontica

Geographical Origin:  Japan (N Honshu)

Glossary of plant description terminology.
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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