Rhododendron 'pruniflorum'

Photo: Norma Senn

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red, Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Campanulate, " across, red or purple, unmarked. Lax truss holds 3 - 7 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason to Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves obovate to oblong, 1 - 1" long; obtuse or rounded, mucronate apex, obtuse base, dark green above, densely scaly below. Brown flaking bark. 

Plant Habit: 

Bushy shrub. 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

3 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

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Geographical Origin: 

India (Arunachal Pradesh), Upper Burma, SE Tibet 

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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