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Rhododendron
Rhododendron 'Hindustan'

Family: Ericaceae (er-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rhododendron (roh-do-DEN-dron) (Info)
Cultivar: Hindustan
Hybridized by Leach
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Category:

Shrubs

Trees

Height:

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

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:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Rose/Mauve

Coral/Apricot

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Tallmadge, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 24, 2003, thebutcherswife from Tallmadge, OH wrote:

This is completely breathtaking in bloom--no other common rhody in color like it! It was burlap-balled (2' diameter) when I purchased it (already 3.5' tall!) from local garden center with a good reputation. The Hindustan variety needs light, and the nursery recommended anything but a northern exposure for this plant with winter wind protection. A northern exposure was listed as acceptable as long as nothing obstructs indirect light from the plant and it isn't too close to any structures. Same soil prep as with rhodes and azaleas with an elevated position for drainage. I planted (Ohio) 8' from house (2 overhangs of 2' each had to be cleared) at my southwestern corner because of a maple just east of it in the southern line of my sunrise. It's been very rainy here, and that has caused some sp... read more