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More Information: Rhododendron nipponicum


R. 'nipponicum' 
  Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Tubular-campanulate, about ⅜" across, white, unspotted. Inflorescence 6-15 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason to Late

Foliage Description:  Leaves obovate to oblong-obovate, up to 7" long, margins densely hairy.

Plant Habit:  Fairly compact shrub

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Pentanthera

Section:  Viscidula

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Geographical Origin:  Japan (N Honshu)

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.


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