Rhododendron stenopetalum

R. stenopetalum 
Photo source: Chris Klapwijk

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Broadly funnel-shaped, lilac-pink to rose-purple; very narrow lobes in the cultivar 'Linearifolium'. May be fragrant. Inflorescence 2-10 flowered. 


Yes sometimes 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F (-15C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves dimorphic, spring leaves oblanceolate, up to 3" long; very narrow in the cultivar 'Linearifolium'. 

Plant Habit: 

Low shrub, wider than tall 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Sub Genus: 




Sub Section: 


Geographical Origin: 

Japan (S Honshu, Shikoku) 

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate
and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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