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More Information: Rhododendron virgatum ssp. virgatum

R. 'virgatum' 
  Photo by: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac65-404)

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel to tubular funnel-shaped, pale to deep pink or mauve, rarely white, borne in axils of upper leaves.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves lanceolate to oblong-oval, up to 3" long

Plant Habit:  Sprawling shrub with long, arching branches

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  10F  ( -12C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Sub Genus:  Rhododendron

Section:  Rhododendron

Sub Section:  Virgata

Geographical Origin:  E Nepal, India (Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh), Bhutan, China (S Tibet, 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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