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Rhododendron Catawbiense Grandiflorum (Catawba Rhododendron (Elepidote))

Clusters of dark lilac buds open to reveal pale lavender flowers with a contrasting apricot blotch that bloom on glossy, deep green evergreen foliage, which retain their colour in fall. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
5-6 ft tall x 5-6 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Rabbit resistant


Zone Zone 5 (H2)
Exposure Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture