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More Information: Rhododendron arboreum ssp. arboreum

R. 'arboreum' 
  Photo by: William Spohn

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Tubular campanulate, usually red to carmine, occasionally white or pink.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Very Early to Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves ovate to elliptic, up to 7" long, silvery to white indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Single or multi-trunked tree

Height:  6 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  10F  ( -12C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Arborea

Geographical Origin:  India (Kashmir to Sikkim), Nepal, Bhutan

Glossary of plant description terminology.
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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