Plant Catalog - RHODODENDRON CATAWBIENSE GRANDIFLORUM
RHODODENDRON CATAWBIENSE GRANDIFLORUM
Rhododendron 'Catawbiense Grandiflorum'
Catawbiense Grandiflorum Rhododendron
An evergreen shrub with a vigorous, rounded habit. Mid to late spring bloom. Large, funnel-shaped flowers grow in globe-shaped trusses. Flowers are light purple with a yellow-red blotch. Attracts butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Glossy, dark green leaves are elliptic and leathery. Hardy to -15 degrees F. Needs acidic soil, pH 4.5 - 6.0.
USDA zones: 5 - 9
Sunset zones: 4 - 6, 15 - 17
Mature size: 6 - 10 feet high and wide
Light needs: filtered sunlight
Water needs: regular to ample water