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More Information: Rhododendron reticulatum

R. 'reticulatum' 
  Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  Lavender, Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel campanulate, 1" to 2" across, lavender to deep purple or magenta, rarely white. Inflorescence 1-2 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason to Late Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves rhombic-ovate to lanceolate, up to 2" long, in whorls at branch tips, deciduous.

Plant Habit:  Broadly upright shrub or tree

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Tsutsusi

Section:  Brachycalyx

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Geographical Origin:  Japan (S Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu)

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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