Rhododendron
Rhododendron 'Janet Blair'

Family: Ericaceae (er-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rhododendron (roh-do-DEN-dron) (Info)
Cultivar: Janet Blair
Hybridized by Dexter-Leach
Registered or introduced: 1962
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Category:

Shrubs

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Evergreen

Smooth-Textured

Leathery-Textured

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Murray, Kentucky

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Oyster Bay, New York

Mount Hood Parkdale, Oregon

Christiana, Tennessee

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Sep 29, 2009, roalber from Kalamazoo, MI wrote:

I've been growing this plant for 20 yrs. and it is one of my most dependable performers. Pastel pink flowers look especially pretty as they open but look a little faded when fully open. Excellent plant habit and leaves. One of the few noticably fragrant, hardy (zone 5) rhodos.