Rhododendron 'hippophaeoides'

Photo: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

Lavender, Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Broadly funnel shaped, small, lavender-blue, blue-purple, to bright pink, rarely white. Inflorescence 4-8 flowered. 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic to oblong, up to 1" long. 

Plant Habit: 

Compact to erect or sprawling shrub 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

2 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

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Geographical Origin: 

China (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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