Rhododendron 'leucaspis'

 
Photo: Eleanor Philp

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Broadly campanulate to rotate, white, often tinged pink, large reddish calyx. Inflorescence usually 2-flowered. 

Bloom Time: 

Early 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves broadly elliptic, up to 2" long, upper surface and margins densely hairy or bristly. 

Plant Habit: 

Low shrub, wider than tall 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

2 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Boothia 

Geographical Origin: 

China (SE Tibet) 

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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