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More Information: Rhododendron praevernum


R. 'praevernum' 
  Photo by: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac66-563)

Predominant Flower Color:  White, Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Campanulate, white, pale to deep pink or pinkish lilac, large purple or crimson blotch. Open topped truss holds 8-15 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Very Early to Early

Foliage Description:  Leaves elliptic-oblanceolate, up to 7" long, glabrous.

Plant Habit:  Often compact shrub or small tree

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Fortunea

Geographical Origin:  China (E Sichuan, W Hubei)

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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