Rhododendron catawbiense 'Grandiflorum'
Grand in stature and bone hardy, this rhododendron has remained a fixture in many old gardens. It bears stately trusses and long-lasting lilac flowers blooming just after the midseason.
Grand in stature and bone hardy, this rhododendron has remained a fixture in many old gardens for a long time. It bears stately trusses and long-lasting lilac flowers blooming just after the midseason. This should be planted in a place with some room because it becomes a tall plant in 10 years. If you need extra hardiness and a solid background plant, try this grand old ironclad.
|Hybridizer||A. Waterer selection|
|Parentage||(R. catawbiense x unknown)|
|Sun Requirements||Part Shade|
|Soil Moisture||Average, Moist, well-drained|
|Soil Type||Compost, Loam, Sandy Loam, Sand|
|Zone||5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Plant Type||Evergreen Shrub|
|Plant Size Selector||Medium Shrub (3-6 ft)|
|Plant Height||5-6 ft|
|Plant Width||5-6 ft|
|Rhododendron Bloom Season||Late Midseason (Late May)|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Catalog Category||Elepidote Rhododendrons|
|Hardy to Temp. (Fahrenheit)||-25 degrees F|
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