Rhododendron minus var. chapmanii

Chapman's rhododendron

Ericaceae

wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 3-6 ft    Width: 3-6 ft
Flower Color: flower color      pink
Phenology: deciduous
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Specimen plant. Screen plant. Can be grown in a mass under trees.
Propagation: Seed, cuttings, or divisions.
Availability: Native nurseries, Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam
Soil pH Range: Acidic

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant  
Attracts pollinators, including hummingbirds.
Native Habitats: Mesic flatwoods, scrubby flatwoods, seep slope. Ecotone between flatwoods and edges of titi swamps.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B