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Description of Rhododendron myrtifolium

R. myrtifolium 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Narrowly tubular with spreading lobes, rosy pink to mauve pink. Inflorescence 3-7 flowered. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Mid to Late Season
(Different forms may bloom at different times.) 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F (-23C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, up to 1" long. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Compact to creeping shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Rhododendron 

Geographical Origin: 

E Europe (Bulgaria, Romania, Slovenia, SW Russia) 

 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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