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Rhododendron catawbiense 'America'           Family: Ericaceae   (Heath)          
Catawba Rhododendron, Rosebay Catawba, Purple Laurel, Rosebay Laurel, Mountian Rosebay


Picture of Rhododendron catawbiense 'America'

 Photography by: Rutgers University

Type: Shrub
Hardiness range: 5A - 7B
Height: 6' to 10' / 1.80m to 3.00m
Spread: 6' to 10' / 1.80m to 3.00m
Growth rate: Slow
Exposure: Partial shade or partial sun
Persistence: Evergreen, broadleaf
Bloom color: Red
Bloom season: Spring
Bloom attributes: Attracts butterflies
Leaf color: Green
Fruit color: Brown
Water requirements: Moist
Soil pH requirements: Acidic
Soil type: Sandy, loamy
Form: Rounded
Landscape uses: Foundation, specimen, woodland garden
Attributes and features: Attracts birds, native to North America


Rhododendron catawbiense 'America'

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