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More Information: Rhododendron insigne

R. 'insigne' 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Widely campanulate, pale to deep pink, usually with darker stripe on each lobe. Truss holds 6-15 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves elliptic, up to 5" long, shiny, plastered tawny-gray to copper indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Compact shrub, leggy in shade

Height:  3  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)

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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