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Rhododendron minus

Dwarf Rhododendron

Pronunciation
ro-do-DEN-drun MY-nus
Family
Genus
Nativity

North Carolina south to Georgia, primarily in the inner costal plains and lower mountains

Growth Habit

Small rounded shrub.

Hardiness
5
Culture

Plants grow in the open uplands and are tolerant of some sun but will grow in shade. Rich, moist, acidic soils are best for optimal growth.

Landscape Use

Specimen plant, shade garden, naturalizing.

Foliage

Alternate, broad elliptic to ovate, entire, not or only slightly revolute, 1.5 to 4 inches long.

Flower

Flowers in terminal trusses, rose-pink to white in color, June.

Fruit

Capsule.

Propagation

Seed, cuttings.

Pests
Lace-wing, root-rot.

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