Rhododendron minus var. chapmanii
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|Size:||3-6 ft tall by 3-6 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Noted for:||Showy flowers|
|Recommended Uses:||Specimen plant. Screen plant. Can be grown in a mass under trees.|
|Propagation:||Cuttings, or divisions. Apparently seed is not a major form of reproduction.|
|Light:||Part Shade, Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Short very dry periods)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Short very dry periods|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:||Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray|
|Soil or other substrate:||Loam, Sand|
Attracts pollinators, including hummingbirds.
Attracts insects. Apparently important to bumble bees.
|Native Habitats:||Mesic flatwoods, scrubby flatwoods, seep slope. Ecotone between flatwoods and edges of titi swamps.|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures