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More Information: Rhododendron pocophorum var. pocophorum


R. 'pocophorum' 
  Photo by: Herb Spady

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower tubular-campanulate, fleshy, light to deep crimson red. Truss has 10-20 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early to Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblong to obovate, 5" to 6" long, glossy, dark green, wooly indumentum, retained 1-2 years.

Plant Habit:  Erect shrub

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Neriiflora

Geographical Origin:  China (SE Tibet, NW Yunnan)

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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