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Rhododendron orbiculatum

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

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

Features: Thick rounded leaves; white or silvery-pink orchid-like flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Hanging baskets Tubs

Zones: 10?11

Description: The large, delicate, orchid-like flowers, about 21?2?in (6 cm) long, of this fragrant Vireya rhododendron from the island of Borneo are normally white or silvery pink. They are borne in loose trusses of up to 5 blooms, and make a striking contrast against

Growth Habit: Compact habit

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