Rhododendron dauricum (Species Rhododendron)

Family: Ericaceae
Zone:5 - 8
Natural Range: China, Siberia, Mongolia, Japan
Soil:  Average, humus rich
Light: Sun, part sun
Height: 4' - 6'
Bloom Time:  March to April
Attributes: Semi-evergreen.  Pink to violet pink flowers.
Notes: Compact, small-leaved Rhododendron native to sub-alpine forest and forest margins.  Seed grown from wild populations in Japan