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More Information: Rhododendron glischrum ssp. glischrum


R. 'glischrum' 
Photo by: Garth Wedemire

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

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

Plant Habit:  Shrub or small tree

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

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


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