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More Information: Rhododendron hunnewellianum

R. 'hunnewellianum' 
Photo by: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac76-037)

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink, White

Flower/Truss Description:  Widely campanulate, white tinged pink to pink, spotted purple. Lax truss holds 4-8 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Very Early to Early

Foliage Description:  Leaves narrowly oblanceolate, up to 7" long, loose whitish indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Usually rounded shrub or small 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:  Argyrophylla

Geographical Origin:  China (Sichuan, Gansu)

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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