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Description of 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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F (-23C)

Foliage Description: 

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

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Compact, rounded shrub 

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


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