Rhododendron tschonoskyi Maxim.

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Much-branched shrub, 0.3-1.5 m; young shoots and petioles densely covered with adpressed flattened rufous hairs. Leaves of one kind, 1-3.5 x 0.3-1 cm, lanceolate to elliptic, apex acute, both surfaces with scattered adpressed whitish to pale brown villose hairs, especially on the midrib. Pedicels covered with adpressed whitish hairs. Flowers 3-6 per inflorescence; calyx minute; corolla white, funnel-shaped, 7-9 mm; stamens 4-5; ovary densely covered with pale brown bristles, style glabrous. Flowering May. Royal Horticultural Society (1997)

 

Distribution  JapanSouth KoreaRussia Kamschatka

Habitat 700-1,800 m

RHS Hardiness Rating H6

Conservation status Least concern (LC)


var. trinerve (Franch.) Makino

Leaves 3-nerved, 2-3.5cm.

Habitat 700-1,000m.

Both varieties of this distinctive species are cultivated.


var. tschonoskyi

Leaves 4-5-nerved, 1-2cm.

Distribution S Korea, Japan, Russia (Kamschatka).

Habitat 1,500-1,800m.

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