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More Information: Rhododendron saluenense ssp. chameunum


R. 'saluenense' 
  Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Widely funnel shaped, magenta to purple and reddish purple. Inflorescence 1-3 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblong-orbicular to oblong-elliptic, up to 1⅜" long, upper surface without bristles.

Plant Habit:  Prostrate to compact shrub

Height:  1 foot in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Sub Genus:  Rhododendron

Section:  Rhododendron

Sub Section:  Saluenensia

Geographical Origin:  NE Burma, China (SE Tibet, NW Yunnan, SW Sichuan)

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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