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Rhododendron pemakoense

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 2 ft (0.6 m)

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

Features: Pinkish purple to purple-mauve flowers

Uses: Sheltered rock gardens Ground cover Spillover planting Tubs

Zones: 6?9

Description: Native to southwestern China, this prostrate, dwarf, densely branched, evergreen rhododendron forms carpets on rocky slopes at elevations of 9,500?10,000?ft (2,900?3,000 m), and rarely reaches more than 2?ft (0.6?m) in height. The pinkish purple to purple

Growth Habit: Prostrate branching habit

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