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Rhododendron javanicum

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

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

Features: Shiny leaves covered in scales; orange flowers

Uses: Woodland gardens Tubs

Zones: 10?11

Description: This Vireya species from the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java forms a strongly growing spreading shrub or small tree to 10 ft (3 m) tall, which has been used frequently in the breeding of hybrids. It bears trusses of 4 to 20 fleshy, funnel-shaped fl

Growth Habit: Spreading habit

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