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Rhododendron sutchuenense

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

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

Features: Smooth dark green leaves; pale pink to pale mauve flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Woodland gardens Tubs

Zones: 6?9

Description: Native to western China, this large, umbrella-shaped, evergreen shrub reaches 30?ft (9?m) in the wild, less in the garden. Long-lasting widely bell-shaped flowers, 2?3?in (5?8?cm) long, are normally pale pink to pale mauve, in open trusses of about 10 blo

Growth Habit: Wide spreading habit

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