Rhododendron pachysanthum

Plant Type

shrub

Zones

7a-9b

Size

H:4'
W:3'

Growing Conditions

Soil Needs:

well-drained, rich

Water Needs:

even moisture

Sun Exposure:

mostly sun, mostly shade

Features

Flower Color:

pink

Foliage Color:

green

Flower Season:

spring

Texture:

fuzzy

Foliage Season:

evergreen

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Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden

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PO Box 3798 2525 S. 336th St. Federal Way, WA

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(253) 838-4646

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A non-profit membership organization dedicated to the conservation, public display, and distribution of Rhododendron species.

Gossler Farms

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Springfield, Oregon

541-746-3922

Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants Ltd.

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3380 No. 6 Road Richmond, British Columbia

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Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden

Contact

PO Box 3798 2525 S. 336th St. Federal Way, WA

Directions

(253) 838-4646

info@rhodygarden.org

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A non-profit membership organization dedicated to the conservation, public display, and distribution of Rhododendron species.

Gossler Farms

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Springfield, Oregon

541-746-3922

Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants Ltd.

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3380 No. 6 Road Richmond, British Columbia

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Thompson's Nursery

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Waldport, Oregon

541-563-3676

Briggs Plant Propagators

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Elma, Washington

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Description by: Gossler Farms

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Springfield, Oregon

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The foliage of R. pachysanthum is similar to R. pseudochrysanthum but has a lot more indumentum and tomentum. The indumentum is a more tan color rather than silver like R. pseudochysanthum. The soft pink flowers are a bonus each spring.

Description by: Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden

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Federal Way, WA

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An excellent foliage plant typically with a long-lasting reddish-brown to silvery green indumentum on the upper leaf surface and a deep rust- brown indumentum on the lower – one of the best species for foliage display. White flushed pink flowers often with reddish spots in mid-spring. Easy in sun or shade and relatively heat and cold tolerant. From hand-pollinated seed produced here in the RSBG. Quite variable and we cannot guarantee foliage color.

Description by: Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants Ltd.

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Richmond, British Columbia

604-270-4133

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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.

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Description by: Briggs Plant Propagators

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Elma, Washington

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A hardy and quite adaptable landscape plant, this compact shrub flowers in mid-May presenting trusses of white to pale pink accented by crimson or possibly pale green flecks. The indumentum on the foliage varies from a silver-white to a rich brown making this an excellent selection for a landscape plant.

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Description by: Thompson's Nursery

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Waldport, Oregon

541-563-3676

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Pink to white flowers, heavily spotted.

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