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More Information: Rhododendron fortunei ssp. discolor

R. 'fortunei' 
  Photo by: Henk Borsje

Predominant Flower Color:  White, Pink, Lavender

Flower/Truss Description:  Openly to funnel campanulate, pale lavender or pale pink to white, fragrant. Truss holds 5-12 flowers.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason to Late

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

Plant Habit:  Upright and rigid small tree

Height:  6 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Fortunea

Geographical Origin:  China (Sichuan, Hubei, Guizhou, Guangxi, Hunan, Anhui, Zhejiang)

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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