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More Information: Rhododendron hirsutum


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

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Tubular with spreading lobes, small, pale to deep pink, red, rarely white. Inflorescence 4-12 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late to Very Late

Foliage Description:  Leaves elliptic or obovate to oblanceolate, up to 1" long, margins hairy.

Plant Habit:  Compact to spreading shrub

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Sub Genus:  Rhododendron

Section:  Rhododendron

Sub Section:  Rhododendron

Geographical Origin:  Europe (Alps--Austria, France, Italy, Yugoslavia, Switzerland)

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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