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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 6 feet in 10 years
Leaves: Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Other: The ARS says leaves last three years. Leaves are elepidote
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Other: Midseason for rhododendrons
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Layering
Other: Tissue Culture
Parentage: Rhododendron maximum x Rhododendron catawbiense

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Common names
  • Rhododendron

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