Nova Zembla Catawba Rhododendron
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - SlowMature Height - 6-10'Mature Width - 5-8'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Red flowers, 1.5" long, 2.5" broad; mid to late MayFruit - Capsule, dehiscent, 5-valvedLeaf - Fall Color - EvergreenBark - Stem yellowish green on new growth changing to brown with ageOther Features - One of the best for the Midwest, cold tolerant to -25 F. Quite heat resistant, does well in the South.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Needs good drainage, light shade, sensitivity to salinity, high pH, and winter injury, Zone 4 to 8Native Habitat - Alleghenies, West Virginia, southwest to Georgia and Alabama, 1809Diseases and Insects - Botryosphaeria canker, crown rot, dieback, dampening-off, leaf spots, leaf scorch, powdery mildew, rust, shoot blight, shoestring root rot, wilt, aphid, lace bug.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Rhododendron.- Other plants of the family Ericaceae.- Other plants of the genus Rhododendron.- Other plants of the species Rhododendron catawbiense.