Rhododendron 'irroratum'

 
Photo: Eleanor Philp

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Campanulate or tubular-campanulate, white, pale yellow, pale to deep pink, often heavily spotted crimson or purple. Lax truss holds up to 15 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblanceolate to narrowly elliptic, up to 5" long. 

Plant Habit: 

Erect to straggly shrub or small tree 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

5 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Irrorata 

Geographical Origin: 

China (Yunnan, 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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