Rhododendron fastigiatum

R. fastigiatum 
Photo source: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel shaped, small, lavender-blue to rich purple, sometimes pinkish. Inflorescence 1-5 flowered. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F (-26C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves oblong to ovate, up to " long, upper surface glaucous. 

Plant Habit: 

Compact, prostrate or mounding shrub 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Lapponica 

Geographical Origin: 

China (Yunnan) 

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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