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Rhododendron carneum

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

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

Features: Dark green leaves, bluish scaly beneath; fragrant flesh-colored flowers

Uses: Woodland gardens Shrub borders Screen

Zones: 8?10

Description: Found in the mountains of Myanmar, this species grows to around 6?ft (1.8?m) tall and has lustrous, dark green, 6?8?in (15?20?cm) long leaves that are bluish and scaly on their undersides. Carneum means flesh-colored and is an apt description of th

Growth Habit: Branching habit

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