Rhododendron 'orthocladum'

Photo: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color: 

Lavender, Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel-shaped, pale to deep lavender-blue to purple. Inflorescence 1-5 flowered. 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic to lanceolate, up to ⅝" long. 

Plant Habit: 

Compact to erect, low shrub 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

2 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

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Geographical Origin: 

China (N 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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