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Description of Rhododendron fragariflorum

R. fragariflorum 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink, Purple 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Widely funnel shaped to almost rotate, pink to purple, conspicuous reddish calyx. Truss holds 2-6 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves oblong elliptic, up to " long, margins bristly. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Prostrate, compact to straggly shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Fragariiflora 

Geographical Origin: 

NE Bhutan, China (SE Tibet) 

 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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