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Rhododendron

Botanical Name
Rhododendron
Max Zone
8
Height
3 to 6 feet
Width
3 to 6 feet
Flowers
Spring: bell and funnel shaped; pinks, lavender, oranges, yellow, white, purples
Light
Full (morning) sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, acidic
Planting & Care
  • Transplant as balled and burlap or container
  • Protect from winter wind and sun
Problems
Root rot, powdery mildew, black vine weevil, spider mites, scale
Varieties
  • PJM Compacta - hardy to -25°, 4 feet, bright lavender-pink flowers
  • Lights Series - hybrid azaleas from the University of Minnesota, 3 to 6 feet tall and wide, bred for hardiness, May flowers of yellows, salmon, orange, pinks, white, purple

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