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Description of Rhododendron aganniphum var aganniphum

R. aganniphum 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel campanulate, white to rose, often flushed pink, spotted crimson. Truss holds 10-20 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic to broadly ovate-lanceolate, up to 5" long, with whitish indumentum, retained 2-3 years. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Compact rounded shrub. 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Taliensia 

Geographical Origin: 

China (SE Tibet, NW Yunnan, Sichuan) 

 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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