Rhododendron 'hirtipes'

Photo: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink, White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Campanulate, pale to deep pink to white, sometimes flushed or spotted purple. Truss usually has 3-4 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 


Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves broadly obovate to oblong oval, up to 5" long, sparse indumentum. 

Plant Habit: 

Upright bushy shrub 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

5 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

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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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