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Rhododendron tuba

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

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

Features: Rounded bluish green to olive green leaves; fragrant white flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Woodland gardens Tubs

Zones: 9?11

Description: Highly distinctive, curved, tubular, white flowers, up to 3?in (8 cm) long, adorn this splendid Vireya rhododendron from eastern New Guinea. In the wild it grows up to 15?ft (4.5?m) tall, but in cultivation is unlikely to exceed 6?ft (1.8?m). The deliciou

Growth Habit: Branching habit

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