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Description of Rhododendron glischrum ssp glischrum

R. glischrum 
Photo by: Chris Klapwijk

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink, Purple, White 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Campanulate, pink, rose-purple, near scarlet, white, purple basal blotch. Truss holds 6-15 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves obovate to elliptic, up to 10" long, sometimes bristly. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Shrub or small tree 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Glischra 

Geographical Origin: 

Burma, China (SE Tibet, 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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