American Rhododendron Society Web Site ARS
navigation menu background

Azalea Plant Search

New Search

  "Printer Friendly" Page

More Information: Rhododendron stenopetalum or linearifolium

R. 'stenopetalum or linearifolium' 
  Photo: Chris Klapwijk

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Broadly funnel-shaped, lilac-pink to rose-purple; very narrow lobes in the cultivar 'Linearifolium'. May be fragrant. Inflorescence 2-10 flowered.

Fragrant:  Yes, sometimes

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage / Habit Description:  Leaves dimorphic, spring leaves oblanceolate, up to 3" long; very narrow in the cultivar 'Linearifolium'. Low shrub, wider than tall.

Deciduous or Evergreen:   Evergreen

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Sub Genus:  Tsutsusi

Section:  Tsutsusi

Sub Section:  

Geographical Origin:  Japan (S Honshu, Shikoku)

Glossary of plant description terminology.
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.

American Rhododendron Society
P.O. Box 43, Craryville, NY 12521
Ph: 631-533-0375   E-Mail:
1998-2024, ARS, All rights reserved.