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Rhododendron veitchianum

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

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

Features: Reddish brown peeling bark; fragrant, white, funnel- to bell-shaped flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Woodland gardens Tubs

Zones: 9?10

Description: Native to Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam, where it often grows epiphytically, this beautiful, spreading, evergreen shrub has attractive, smooth, peeling, reddish brown bark. Very large, highly fragrant, pure white, funnel-shaped flowers, up to 5?in (

Growth Habit: Spreading branching habit

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