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More Information: Rhododendron lanigerum

R. 'lanigerum' 
  Photo by: Hank Helm

Predominant Flower Color:  Red, Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Campanulate, pink to reddish purple to scarlet-crimson. Ball-shaped truss holds 20-35 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early

Foliage Description:  Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, up to 8" long, whitish to fawn indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Rounded large shrub to small tree

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Arborea

Geographical Origin:  India (Arunachal Pradesh), China (S 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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