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Description of 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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

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

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Rounded to erect tree 

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 local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.


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