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More Information: Rhododendron facetum


R. 'facetum' 
  Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Tubular campanulate, with nectar pouches, deep rose to scarlet. Truss holds 12-20 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late to Very Late

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblanceolate to elliptic, up to 7" long, upper and lower surfaces of new leaves with evanescent indumentum, glabrous when mature.

Plant Habit:  Compact to leggy shrub or small tree

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Parishia

Geographical Origin:  NE Burma, China (W 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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