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Description of Rhododendron hanceanum

R. hanceanum 
Photo by: William Spohn

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Yellow 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel campanulate, white to yellow. Inflorescence 5-15 flowered. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason to Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves narrowly obovate to oblong elliptic, up to 4" long. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Plant Habit: 

Low and compact to tall and sprawling 

Sub Genus: 




Sub Section: 


Geographical Origin: 

China (C 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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