Rhododendron 'microgynum'

 
Photo: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Campanulate, deep crimson, rarely pink, fleshy, conspicuous calyx. Truss holds 3-10 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic to oblong-elliptic, up to 4" long, thin cinnamon to buff indumentum. 

Plant Habit: 

Dwarf shrub, compact when young 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

2 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Neriiflora 

Geographical Origin: 

China (SE 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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