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Rhododendron orthocladum

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 2-4 ft (0.6-1.2 m)

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

Features: Tiny, gray-green, lance-shaped leaves; purple to mauve-blue flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Woodland gardens Tubs

Zones: 6?9

Description: Growing 2?4?ft (0.6?1.2?m) high, this native of the highlands of western China is a densely twiggy shrub with tiny elliptical to lance-shaped leaves that sometimes have a gray-green surface bloom. The undersides have a covering of yellow-brown scales. Sma

Growth Habit: Dense branching habit

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