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Rhododendron strigillosum
Common Name: Rhododendron Family: Ericaceae (The Heath Family)

Rhododendron strigillosum
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This early-blooming species has tubular bell-shaped, deep red to crimson-scarlet flowers with dark red nectar pouches. The flat truss has 8-12 flowers. The leaves are elliptic to oblanceolate and are up to seven inches long often with recurved and bristly leaf edges. From northeastern Yunnan and Sichuan, China.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Thickets and on open slopes and cliffs from 7000 to 11000 ft.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourRed 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom Colour 
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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