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More Information: Rhododendron argyrophyllum ssp. hypoglaucum


R. 'argyrophyllum' 
  Photo by: Bob George

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel campanulate, white to pale pink, sometimes suffused red-purple.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, up to 4" long, white compacted indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Rounded shrub to small tree

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Argyrophylla

Geographical Origin:  China (E Sichuan, W Hubei)

Glossary of plant description terminology.
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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