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Rhododendron genestierianum

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 12 ft (3.5 m)

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

Features: Bright green leaves; plum-purple flowers

Uses: Woodland gardens Shrub borders Tubs

Zones: 8?9

Description: Native to western China and upper Myanmar, this compact evergreen shrub reaches about 12?ft (3.5 m) in height, bearing trusses of about 12 small, plum purple, tubular, bell-shaped flowers, about 1?2?in (12?mm) long. Its young shoots are distinctively redd

Growth Habit: Compact habit

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