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Description of Rhododendron edgeworthii

R. edgeworthii 
Photo by: Don Smart

Predominant Flower Color: 


 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel campanulate, white or white flushed pink, may have yellow blotch at base, fragrant. Inflorescence 1-5 flowered. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

15F (-9C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves oblong ovate, rarely elliptic, up to 6" long, upper surface bullate, dense indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Plant Habit: 

Leggy to compact 

Sub Genus: 




Sub Section: 


Geographical Origin: 

India (Sikkim, W Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh), Bhutan, Burma, China (S Tibet, Yunnan) 

 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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