Rhododendron 'saluenense'

 
Photo: Eleanor Philp

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Widely funnel shaped, magenta to purple and reddish purple. Inflorescence 1-3 flowered. 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblong-orbicular to oblong-elliptic, up to 1⅜" long, upper surface without bristles. 

Plant Habit: 

Prostrate to compact shrub 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

1 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Saluenensia 

Geographical Origin: 

NE Burma, China (SE Tibet, NW Yunnan, SW 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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