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Description of Rhododendron galactinum

R. galactinum 
Photo by: Steve Henning

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Campanulate, white to pale rose, with a crimson basal blotch. Lax truss has 9-15 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F (-15C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves ovate lanceolate to oblanceolate, up to 8" long, buff-gray to cinnamon indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Shrub or small tree 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Falconera 

Geographical Origin: 

China (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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