Rhododendron 'neriiflorum'

 
Photo: Eleanor Philp

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Tubular-campanulate, red, fleshy, conspicuous calyx. Truss has 5-12 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic to oblong to oblanceolate, up to 4" long, glabrous. 

Plant Habit: 

Compact to loose shrub or small tree 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

3 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Neriiflora 

Geographical Origin: 

Bhutan, India (Arunachal Pradesh), NE Burma, China (S Tibet, NW Yunnan) 

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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