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More Information: Rhododendron hodgsonii

R. 'hodgsonii' 
  Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink, Purple, Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Tubular campanulate, pink, purple or red, sometimes blotched. Ball-shaped truss has 15-25 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early to Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves obovate to oblanceolate to elliptic, up to 15" long, silvery to cinnamon indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Rounded to erect 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:  Falconera

Geographical Origin:  Nepal, India (Sikkim, Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh), Bhutan, China (S Tibet)

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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