Rhododendron 'simsii'

 
Photo: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac83-94)

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Broadly funnel shaped, various shades of red, spotted. Inflorescence 2-6 flowered. 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

3 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

15F  (-9C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves ovate-lanceolate to linear-elliptic; spring leaves deciduous, up to 2"; summer leaves persistent, up to 3/4". Many-branched shrub, sometimes straggly. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 

Evergreen  

Sub Genus: 

Tsutsusi 

Section: 

Tsutsusi 

Sub Section: 

 

Geographical Origin: 

NE Burma, China, Thailand, Laos, Taiwan, S Japan 

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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