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More Information: Rhododendron dichroanthum ssp. apodectum


R. 'dichroanthum' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  Orange

Flower/Truss Description:  Tubular campanulate, orange shaded rose or red. Lax truss holds 3-8 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason to Late

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblanceolate to elliptic, up to 4" long, silvery to fawn indumentum. .

Plant Habit:  Spreading, usually compact

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Neriiflora

Geographical Origin:  NE Burma, China (W 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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