Rhododendron 'exasperatum'

 
Photo: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Tubular campanulate, brick-red, rarely pink. Compact truss holds 10-15 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 

Early to Early Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves broadly obovate to elliptic, up to 6" long, purplish when young. 

Plant Habit: 

Compact to open shrub or small tree 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

5 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Barbata 

Geographical Origin: 

India (Arunachal Pradesh), Burma, China (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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