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More Information: Rhododendron fastigiatum

R. 'fastigiatum' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel shaped, small, lavender-blue to rich purple, sometimes pinkish. Inflorescence 1-5 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblong to ovate, up to " long, upper surface glaucous.

Plant Habit:  Compact, prostrate or mounding shrub

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Sub Genus:  Rhododendron

Section:  Rhododendron

Sub Section:  Lapponica

Geographical Origin:  China (Yunnan)

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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