Rhododendron catawbiense 'Roseum Elegans'

Roseum Elegans Catawba Rhododendron

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Slow
Mature Height - 6-10'
Mature Width - 5-8'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Lavender-pink (rosy purple), 1.5" long, 2.5" broad; mid to late May
Fruit - Capsule, dehiscent, 5-valved
Leaf -
Fall Color - Evergreen
Bark - Stem yellowish green on new growth changing to brown with age
Other Features - Withstands temperature extremes without injury, excellent heat tolerance.
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 8
Native Habitat - Alleghenies, West Virginia, southwest to Georgia and Alabama, 1809
Diseases 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:
Bed 38

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