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Scientific name: Anthophyta: Dicotyledonae: Ericales: Ericaceae: Rhododendron metternichii
Common Name: Metternich's Rhododendron

Country: USA
State/District: MD
County: Montgomery
Date (D-M-Y): 5 - 2001

Photographer: E. M. Barrows

Identifier: Pete Ross
Collector: not applicable
Location: Pete Ross' Azalea Garden Pete Ross' Rhododendron Garden, Bethesda, Maryland

Keywords: bush Metternich's Rhododendron pink flower red flower Rhododendron metternichii shrub
Additional Information:   Rhododendron metternichii (= Rhododendron degronianum subsp. heptamerum) is native to northern Japan.   This species has pale through deep pink flowers, sometimes lined with deeper pink inside.     Pete Ross has been growing Rhododendrons for over 4 decades.   Please see the page for Pinxter-flower (Rhododendron periclymenoides) for further information.

Figure 1.   Rhododendron metternichii, 8 May 2001.
Figure 2.   Ditto.

Brickell, C. and J. C. Zuk, eds. 1996. The American Horticultural Society A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. DK Publishing, New York, NY. 1092 pp. Page 868.

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