rhododendron catawbiense 'album'

Size: 2 gallon
  • clusters of white, trumpet-shaped flowers with yellow blotches
  • glossy, leathery, green leaves show some fall colour
  • upright, rounded habit
  • bloom time: late mid-season
  • zone 5 
  • height 150-175cm
  • spread 150-175cm
  • colour white
  • rhododendrons require constant moisture (but not standing water), a fertile soil with a low pH and grow best in partial shade
  • any pruning should be done soon after flowering to ensure bud set
  • plants can benefit from protection (burlap wrap) against drying, winter winds and sun in an exposed location
  • full sun, partial sun/shade 
  • evergreen
  • rock garden
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)