Rhododendron 'sutchuenense'

 
Photo: Chris Klapwijk

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink, Lavender 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Widely campanulate, pale pink to mauve-pink, spotted red but not blotched. Open topped truss holds about 10 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 

Very Early 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblong-lanceolate, up to 12" long, lower surface glabrous except indumented along midrib. 

Plant Habit: 

Large shrub or small tree 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

5 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Fortunea 

Geographical Origin: 

China (W Hubei, E Sichuan) 

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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