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Rhododendron impeditum

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 2 ft (0.6 m)

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

Features: Dense, shiny, dark green leaves; violet to purple flowers

Uses: Rock gardens Alpine gardens Tubs Underplanting

Zones: 4?8

Description: One of the most popular of the smaller rhododendrons, this very compact, ground-covering or cushioning, evergreen species has been valuable in the breeding of dwarf and prostrate ?blue?-flowered hybrids. A native of western China, it flowers freely from a

Growth Habit: Compact ground-covering habit

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