Rhododendron 'elegantulum'

 
Photo: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Campanulate, pale pinkish purple or white flushed pink with small crimson spots, prominent calyx. Truss holds 10-20 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, up to 5" long, pinkish indumentum turning rusty brown. 

Plant Habit: 

Fairly compact 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

4 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Taliensia 

Geographical Origin: 

China (SW Sichuan) 

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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