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Description of Rhododendron glischroides

R. glischroides 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Campanulate, white flushed rose to pale mauve pink, maroon basal blotch. Lax truss holds 6-10 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, up to 6" long, bullate, lower surface bristly on veins. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Bushy shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Glischra 

Geographical Origin: 

NE Burma, China (W Yunnan) 

 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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