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More Information: Rhododendron elliottii


R. 'elliottii' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel campanulate, purplish-red to bright red. Truss holds 10-20 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason to Late

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblanceolate to elliptic, up to 4" long, both surfaces glabrous.

Plant Habit:  Upright, often straggly shrub or small tree

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  15F  ( -9C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Parishia

Geographical Origin:  NE India

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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