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More Information: Rhododendron colemanii


R. 'colemanii' 
  Photo by: Ken Gohring

Predominant Flower Color:  White, Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower tubular funnel-shaped, 1"-2" across, white or pink, some with yellow blotch on upper lobe. Inflorescence a shortened raceme of 8-10 flowers.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves obovate occasionally oblong, broadly acute apex cuneate base, mucronate, sparse hairs, 1"-3⅛" long, dull or glossy green.

Plant Habit:  Many-stemmed shrub or small tree.

Height:  6 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Pentanthera

Section:  Pentanthera

Sub Section:  Pentanthera

Geographical Origin:  E N America (southern Alabama and western Georgia)

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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