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PlantFiles: Piedmont Rhododendron, Small Leaf Rhododendron
Rhododendron minus

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Family: Ericaceae (er-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rhododendron (roh-do-DEN-dron) (Info)
Species: minus (MY-nus) (Info)

Synonym:Azalea chapmanii
Synonym:Rhododendron chapmanii
Synonym:Rhododendron punctatum
Synonym:Rhododendron carolinianum

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 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)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pink
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Deciduous
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive TamiMcNally On Jun 11, 2004, TamiMcNally from Lake Placid, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

May get leaf spot if grown in too much shade

Regional...

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

Metuchen, New Jersey
Artondale, Washington



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