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More Information: Rhododendron serotinum

R. 'serotinum' 
  Photo by: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac97-129)

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Widely funnel campanulate, fragrant, white, flushed rose, blotched crimson. Inflorescence 7-8 flowered.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Very Late

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblong-elliptic, base rounded, cordate or obtuse, up to 6" long, upper side wax-coated.

Plant Habit:  Lax and straggling shrub

Height:  6 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Fortunea

Geographical Origin:  China (S Yunnan), Vietnam, Laos

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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