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More Information: Rhododendron kyawii


R. 'kyawii' 
  Photo by: Steve Henning

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Tubular campanulate, bright crimson to scarlet red. Inflorescence holds 10-0 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late to Very Late

Foliage Description:  Leaves elliptic to oblong, about 5" long, with cinnamon colored indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Broadly upright shrub or tree.

Height:  7 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  10F  ( -12C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Parishia

Geographical Origin:  NE Burma, China (W Yunnan)

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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