Rhododendron 'virgatum'

Photo: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac65-404)

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel to tubular funnel-shaped, pale to deep pink or mauve, rarely white, borne in axils of upper leaves. 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves lanceolate to oblong-oval, up to 3" long 

Plant Habit: 

Sprawling shrub with long, arching branches 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

4 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

10F  (-12C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

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Geographical Origin: 

E Nepal, India (Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh), Bhutan, China (S Tibet, Yunnan) 

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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