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Rhododendron strigillosum

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 12 ft (3.5 m)

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

Features: Bright green leaves; crimson flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Woodland gardens Tubs

Zones: 8?9

Description: Growing up to 20?ft (6?m) tall in its native western China, but only 12?ft (3.5?m) in the garden, this hardy, frost resistant, evergreen, bushy shrub or small tree has densely bristly young leaf shoots which open into bright green leaves, up to 6?in (15 c

Growth Habit: Bushy branching habit

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