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More Information: Rhododendron phaeochrysum var. phaeochrysum

R. 'phaeochrysum' 
  Photo by: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac71-509)

Predominant Flower Color:  White, Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel campanulate, white, white flushed pink or pink, spotted crimson. Truss holds 8-15 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves elliptic to ovate-oblong, up to 5" long, pale fawn to rusty brown indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Compact to upright shrub or small tree

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Taliensia

Geographical Origin:  China (S Tibet, N Yunnan, Sichuan, Gansu)

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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