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Description of Rhododendron oreodoxa var. fargesii

R. oreodoxa 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Openly campanulate, lilac-pink to deep pink, spotted purple. Truss holds 6-12 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early to Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F (-23C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate-elliptic, up to 3" long. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Upright to bushy shrub or small tree 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Fortunea 

Geographical Origin: 

China (NW Yunnan, Sichuan, Gansu, Hubei) 

 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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