Catawba Rhododendron (Rhododendron 'Catawbiense Grandiflorum') in the Rhododendrons Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 5-6 feet
Plant Spread: 5-6 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Other: with gold spots
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Layering
Other: Tissue Culture

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