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More Information: Rhododendron preptum


R. 'preptum' 
  Photo by: Hank Helm

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Oblique-campanulate shaped, cream white with small blotch in throat. Truss has about 20 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblanceolate to elliptic, 4" to 8" long, rugulose, buff indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Shrub or small tree.

Height:  7 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Falconera

Geographical Origin:  China (NW Yunnan), NE Burma

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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