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More Information: Rhododendron hyperythrum


R. 'hyperythrum' 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel campanulate, white, rarely pale pink. Truss has 7-12 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate, up to 4" long, margins usually recurved.

Plant Habit:  Compact, rounded shrub

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Pontica

Geographical Origin:  N Taiwan

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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