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Rhododendron pruniflorum

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

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

Features: Aromatic foliage; crimson or purple flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Rock gardens Tubs

Zones: 7?9

Description: Very hardy and ideal for the rock garden, this evergreen rhododendron from northeastern India rarely exceeds 6?ft (1.8 m) in height, and is usually much shorter in cultivation. Bell-shaped deep crimson or purple flowers, up to 3?4 in (18 mm) long, are bor

Growth Habit: Branching habit

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