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Rhododendron kaempferi

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 4 ft (1.2 m)

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

Features: Salmon or brick red flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Tubs

Zones: 5?8

Description: This hardy, sun-loving azalea species from Japan flourishes in exposed situations and in cooler climates becomes deciduous. Its introduction to cultivation led to the breeding of hardier azaleas. Growing up to 4 ft (1.2 m) in cultivation, it forms a dense

Growth Habit: Densely branching habit

Comments: Tolerates full sun









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