The funnelled bell-shaped white to pale pink flowers are usually spotted green or crimson. Each truss holds 10-20 flowers. The leaves ovate to lanceolate and up to four inches long. The upper surface sports a persistent silvery to brown indumentum. The lower surface has a thick rusty brown indumentum. Grows to 2 feet tall in 10 years. From Taiwan.
Common Name: Rhododendron
Family: Ericaceae (The Heath Family)
Zone Hardiness: 6b
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Pink
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average
Benefits: Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: No
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Exposed grassy ridges from 10000 to 10500 ft.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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