Rhododendron 'fortunei'

 
Photo: Henk Borsje

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink, Lavender 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Openly to funnel campanulate, pale lavender or pale pink to white, fragrant. Truss holds 5-12 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason to Late 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblanceolate, up to 7" long, petiole purplish. 

Plant Habit: 

Upright and rigid small tree 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

6 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Fortunea 

Geographical Origin: 

China (Sichuan, Hubei, Guizhou, Guangxi, Hunan, Anhui, Zhejiang) 

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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