ARS Logo

 

Description of 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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F (-18C)

Foliage Description: 

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

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Compact shrub, leggy in shade 

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


American Rhododendron Society
Executive Director: P.O. Box 525,  Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Ph: 416-424-1942   Fax: 905-262-1999   E-Mail: lauragrant@arsoffice.org
1998-2014, ARS, All rights reserved.