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Rhododendron catawbiense


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

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

Features: Glossy dark green leaves; lilac-purple flowers

Uses: Woodland gardens Shrub borders Screen

Zones: 4?8

Description: From eastern USA, this robust evergreen grows into a spreading or rounded shrub to 10 ft (3 m) tall, very similar in form and flower to its close European relative Rhododendron ponticum. The funnel-shaped faintly spotted flowers are usually lilac-p

Growth Habit: Rounded to spreading habit

Comments: Several cultivars available

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