Specie: Rhododendron polycladum
Planting Season: Evergreen
Height at Maturity: 4 ft (1.2 m)
Cultivation: Well-drained, organically-rich, acidic soil
Features: Lance-shaped leaves; lavender to purple-blue flowers
Uses: Shrub borders
Description: Native to western China, this upright shrub grows to 4?ft (1.2?m) tall and has 1?in (25?mm) long, lance-shaped leaves with brown scales on both sides. Trusses of 5 or 6 small, lavender to purple-blue, funnel-shaped flowers open from early spring. Zones 7?
Growth Habit: Upright habit