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More Information: Rhododendron calophytum var. calophytum

R. 'calophytum' 
  Photo by: Garth Wedemire

Predominant Flower Color:  White, Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Openly campanulate, white to pink, with deep red basal blotch and spotting.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblong-lanceolate, up to 12" long.

Plant Habit:  Wide spreading large shrub or tree

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Fortunea

Geographical Origin:  China (Sichuan, NE Yunnan, Guizhou)

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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