Rhododendron 'arboreum'

 
Photo: Eleanor Philp

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Tubular campanulate, deep red to carmine. 

Bloom Time: 

Very Early to Early Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves ovate to elliptic, up to 6" long, fawn to white indumentum. 

Plant Habit: 

Single or multi-trunked tree 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

6 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

10F  (-12C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Arborea 

Geographical Origin: 

India (Arunachal Pradesh), Burma, Thailand, China (Yunnan, Guizhou) 

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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