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More Information: Rhododendron catawbiense


R. 'catawbiense' 
Photo by: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac77-620)

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple, White

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel campanulate, lilac-purple to pinkish, sometimes white.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves elliptic to obovate, up to 5" long, glabrous.

Plant Habit:  Large rounded shrub

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -25F  ( -32C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Pontica

Geographical Origin:  E N America (Mountains N Carolina and Virginia)

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.


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