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More Information: Rhododendron fragariflorum

R. 'fragariflorum' 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

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

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblong elliptic, up to " long, margins bristly.

Plant Habit:  Prostrate, compact to straggly shrub

Height:  1 foot in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

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 weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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