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Rhododendron minus /Piedmont Rhododendron

Rhododendron minus  / Rhododendron minus
Low growing specimen plant coming into bloom in spring
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Low growing specimen plant coming into bloom in spring

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Scientific Name: Rhododendron minus
Common Name: Piedmont Rhododendron
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White, Pink
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This is a compact growing rhododendron that is native at high elevations in the Eastern U.S. along stream banks and upland wooded areas. Flowers are pink to white and appear in late spring to early summer.