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canadense

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 3 ft (1 m)

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

Features: Bluish green leaves, hairy beneath; rose-purple flowers

Uses: Woodland gardens Shrub borders

Zones: 3?8

Description: The distinctive 5-lobed flowers of this compact deciduous azalea species prompted Linnaeus to classify it originally as a separate genus, Rhodora canadensis. A native of woodlands in eastern North America, it has rose purple, occasionally white, br

Growth Habit: Compact habit

Comments:

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Duration: Perennial





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