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Description of Rhododendron hirtipes

R. hirtipes 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink, White 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Campanulate, pale to deep pink to white, sometimes flushed or spotted purple. Truss usually has 3-4 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F (-15C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves broadly obovate to oblong oval, up to 5" long, sparse indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Upright bushy shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Selensia 

Geographical Origin: 

China (SE 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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