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Description of Rhododendron yungningense

R. yungningense 
Photo by: Henk Borsje

Predominant Flower Color: 

Lavender, Purple 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Broadly funnel-shaped, deep purplish-blue to rose-lavender, rarely white. Inflorescence 1-4 flowered. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F (-26C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic to oblong, up to " long. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Erect, rounded, low shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Lapponica 

Geographical Origin: 

China (N Yunnan, SW 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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