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More Information: Rhododendron minus var. minus

R. 'minus' 
  Photo by: Boris Bauer

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink, White

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel shaped, deep lobes, pink to purplish pink or white, sometimes spotted greenish. Truss holds 4-12 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason to Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves broadly elliptic to lanceolate, up to 4" long, apex acuminate.

Plant Habit:  Compact to straggly shrub

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Sub Genus:  Rhododendron

Section:  Rhododendron

Sub Section:  Caroliniana

Geographical Origin:  E N America (Tennessee, N Carolina, Georgia, Alabama)

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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