Rhododendron tricanthum (Species Rhododendron)

Family: Ericaceae
Zone:7 - 9
Natural Range: China
Soil:  Moist, humus rich, well drained
Light: Sun, part sun
Height: 5' - 10'
Bloom Time:  May to June
Attributes: Evergreen upright shrub. Widely funnel-shaped,pale purple to bluish mauve to dark plum-colored.  Oblong to ovate-lanceolate leaves to 4" long.
Notes:  Native to W. and S.W. Sichuan at altitudes of up to 11,000 ft.  Found growing in woodlands, where it can form dense thickets.

Pot Size:  1 Gallon Pot