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Rhododendron augustinii

Classification

Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Rhododendron
                        Specie: Rhododendron augustinii

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 3-20 ft (1-6 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained, organically-rich, acidic soil

Features: Green leaves; lavender-blue flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Shaded sites Tubs

Zones: 6?9

Description: This compact, very freely flowering, evergreen shrub from China (Hubei, Sichuan, Yunnan and Xizang Provinces), is the closest to a true blue rhododendron. It varies greatly in form according to local conditions, ranging in height from 3?20 ft (1?6 m). It

Growth Habit: Bushy habit

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