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Rhododendron lanigerum

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 20 ft (6 m)

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

Features: Wrinkled green leaves, white hairs beneath; deep pink to purple flowers

Uses: Woodland gardens Tubs

Zones: 7?9

Description: This evergreen shrub or small tree from western China and adjacent northeastern India grows to 20 ft (6 m). Its bell-shaped flowers, up 11?2 in (35 mm) long, are deep pink to pinkish purple, with darker nectar pouches, and are borne in trusses of up to 25

Growth Habit: Upright branching habit

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