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

Rhododendron pachysanthum
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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.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Exposed grassy ridges from 10000 to 10500 ft.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread3-5'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureShade Part Shade  Foliage ColourSilver 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone6b  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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