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Description of Rhododendron decorum ssp. diaprepes

R. decorum 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Openly funnel campanulate, white, fragrant. 

Fragrant: 

Yes  

Bloom Time: 

Late to Very Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F (-15C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves oblanceolate to elliptic, up to 11" long. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Erect shrub to small tree, sometimes straggly 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Fortunea 

Geographical Origin: 

N Burma, China (S Yunnan), Laos 

 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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