Rhododendron lepidostylum

Small species rhododendron

  • Flowering Time : June
  • Height in 10 years : 30 cms / 11 inches


Compact dome shaped species. Silvery blue leaves, becoming blue green, Silvery hairs on the leaf margins.. Pale yellow flowers. Best in an open sunny site.

Flower Months

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Rhododendrons will start flowering around this time, depending on the season, for a week or so.


  • UK Zone : 4
  • RHS Zone : H (Fully Hardy)
  • EGF Zone : H2
  • US Zone : 7A
  • Min Temp : -18°C (0°F)

Hardy in all but the coldest parts of Pacific Northwest and UK, France and northern Italy, around Bergen (Norway) and mildest parts of NE USA such as Cape Cod and parts of Long Island.