About This Plant

Rhododendron fargesii is a species of rhododendron known for its stunning and fragrant flowers. It is native to China and is a deciduous shrub that can reach heights of up to 10 feet (3 meters).

The Story


Rhododendron leaves are typically broad, leathery, and arranged in a spiral fashion along the stems. The colour of the leaves can vary from dark green to blue-green, and some species may have a slightly hairy or indumentum-covered surface.


The key features of Rhododendron fargesii include its large, tubular, and bell-shaped flowers that come in shades of pink to lavender or purple. These flowers are often marked with darker spots or blotches, adding to their visual appeal. They typically bloom in late spring to early summer, making for a breath-taking display of colour in the garden.
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