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More Information: Rhododendron lepidotum

R. 'lepidotum' 
  Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Predominant Flower Color:  White, Pink, Yellow, Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Rotate-campanulate, white, pink, yellow, red, or purple, often spotted darker. Inflorescence 1-3 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves narrowly elliptic to obovate, up to 1" long.

Plant Habit:  Low and compact to upright and leggy shrub

Height:  2 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Sub Genus:  Rhododendron

Section:  Rhododendron

Sub Section:  Lepidota

Geographical Origin:  India (Kashmir to Arunachal Pradesh), Nepal, Bhutan, China (S Tibet, NW Yunnan), N Burma

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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