Rhododendron vialii Delavay & Franch.

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corolla
The inner whorl of the perianth. Composed of free or united petals often showy.

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Shrub, to 3 m. Leaves 4-7 x 1.5-3 cm, elliptic to obovate, apex obtuse or notched. Flowers single, borne laterally below vegetative buds, crimson broadly funnel-shaped; tube c.15 mm; lobes rotund, c.10 mm; stamens 5. Flowering April-May. Royal Horticultural Society (1997)

Distribution  China S Yunnan LaosVietnam

Habitat c.1,700 m

RHS Hardiness Rating H2

Conservation status Vulnerable (VU)

Some plants in cultivation under this name are referrable to R. leptothrium, from which it may be distinguished by the shape of the corolla. Its status in cultivation is therefore doubtful. Royal Horticultural Society (1997)

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