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Description of Rhododendron kaempferi

R. kaempferi 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red, Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel shaped, salmon-red, rosy-red, pink, white. Inflorescence 2-3 flowered. 



Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F (-23C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves lanceolate to elliptic; spring leaves deciduous, to 2", summer leaves persistent, to " 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Plant Habit: 

Upright, well branched 

Sub Genus: 




Sub Section: 


Geographical Origin: 

Japan (Hokkaido to Yakushima) 

 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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