Plant Catalog - RHODODENDRON CATAWBIENSE BOURSAULT
RHODODENDRON CATAWBIENSE BOURSAULT
Rhododendron 'Catawbiense Boursault'
Catawbiense Boursault Rhododendron
An evergreen shrub with a dense, upright, spreading habit. Mid to late spring bloom. Funnel-shaped flowers grow in globe-shaped trusses. Flowers are light pinkish-purple with a pale brown blotch. Attracts butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Mid-green leaves are elliptic and leathery. Tolerant of sun and heat. Hardy to -20 degrees F. Needs acidic soil, pH 4.5 - 6.0.
USDA zones: 5 - 9
Sunset zones: 4 - 6, 15 - 17
Mature size: 5 - 6 feet high and 5 - 8 feet wide
Light needs: filtered sunlight
Water needs: regular to ample water