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Rhododendron phaeochrysum

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 5-15 ft (1.5-4.5 m)

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

Features: Dark green leaves, woolly beneath; white to cream flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Woodland gardens Tubs

Zones: 8?10

Description: The specific name of this species means ?dark golden? and refers to the color of the hairs that coat the undersides of the leaves and young stems of this large shrub from western China. Growing 5?15?ft (1.5?4.5?m) tall, it has dark green leaves up to 6?in

Growth Habit: Branching habit

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