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More Information: 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

Foliage Description:  Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, up to 1" long.

Plant Habit:  Compact to creeping 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:  E Europe (Bulgaria, Romania, Slovenia, SW Russia)

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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