Rhododendron canadense

R. canadense 
Photo source: Chris Klapwijk

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Rotate campanulate, the two lower lobes flared apart, rosy purple to white. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F (-32C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic to oblong, up to 2" long, bluish-green deciduous. 

Plant Habit: 

Upright, stoloniferous shrub 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Sub Genus: 

Pentanthera 

Section: 

Rhodora 

Sub Section: 

 

Geographical Origin: 

E N America (Labrador to New Jersey) 

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


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