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Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

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

Features: White to pinkish purple bell-shaped flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Tubs

Zones: 3?8

Description: A compact, spreading, evergreen shrub from eastern North America, this species grows to 6 ft (1.8 m) in cultivation. It bears bell-shaped flowers up to 11?4 in (30?mm) long, normally white to pinkish purple with yellow-green spots. Young shoots are covere

Growth Habit: Compact branching habit

Comments:

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial





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