Rhododendron aberconwayi
Rhododendron aberconwayi - Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens - DSC02065.JPG
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Rhododendron
R. aberconwayi
Binomial name
Rhododendron aberconwayi

Rhododendron aberconwayi (碟花杜鹃) is a species of flowering plant in the heath family Ericaceae, native to north-central Yunnan, China, where it grows at altitudes of 2,200–2,500 m (7,200–8,200 ft). This evergreen shrub grows to 1.5–2.5 m (4.9–8.2 ft) in height, with leathery leaves that are oblong-elliptic to broadly lanceolate, 2.5–5 by 1–1.8 cm in size. The flowers are predominantly white or pale pink, spotted purple.[1]

This is a hardy plant requiring full sun and ericaceous (acid pH) soil.


  1. ^ "Rhododendron aberconwayi". Trees and Shrubs Online. International Dendrology Society. Retrieved 22 April 2021.

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