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Description of Rhododendron grande

R. grande 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Oblique-campanulate, cream, pale yellow to pink, purple nectar pouches. Truss holds 15-25 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early to Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

15F (-9C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, up to 18" long, silvery compacted indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Loosely branched tree 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Grandia 

Geographical Origin: 

Nepal, India (Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh), Bhutan, China (S Tibet) 

 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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