Rhododendron 'rufum'

 
Photo: Chris Klapwijk

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel-campanulate, white to deep pink, sometimes striped. Inflorescence 6-12 flowered. 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly obovate to elliptic, up to 4" long, reddish-brown indumentum. 

Plant Habit: 

Compact, rounded shrub, or small tree 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

4 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Taliensia 

Geographical Origin: 

China (N Sichuan, S Gansu) 

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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