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Rhododendron rex ssp. fictolacteum
Common Name: Rhododendron Family: Ericaceae (The Heath Family)

Rhododendron rex ssp. fictolacteum
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Oblique bell-shaped white, also pale lilac to pink, blotched and spotted crimson. The ball-shaped truss holds 12-30 flowers. Leaves up to 12 inches long with an attractive rusty brown to dark brown indumentum underneath. Grows to three feet in 10 years into a dense and rounded shrub. Blooms in mid spring. From China and northeast Myanmar.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Conifer forests and thickets from 10000 to 14000 ft.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom ColourRed 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread3-5'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureShade Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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