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More Information: Rhododendron 'Chinese Silver'


R. 'Chinese Silver' 
  Photo: Garth Wedemire

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel campanulate, vivid purplish red, with darker flushes on the lobes. Loose truss holds 16 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic with thin, felted indumentum.

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
     argyrophyllum ssp nankingense selection

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  Crown Estate Commissioners

Registration Reference:  RHS 62

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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