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Rhododendron floribundum

Rhododendron floribundum

Rhododendron floribundum is a rhododendron species native to North western Guizhou, South western Sichuan, and North eastern Yunnan in China, where it grows at altitudes of 1400–2700 meters. It is a shrub or small tree that grows to 2–10 meters in height, with leathery leaves 13 × 3.8 cm in size. Flowers are magenta-rose with crimson flecks and blotch at base.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Summer

Harvesting

Generally not harvested

Propagation

Cuttings
Take softwood cuttings in summer or hardwood cuttings in late autumn.

Geography

Environment

Light
Partial Sun, Full Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Compost, Loam, Peat
Soil PH preference
Neutral, Acid
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Uses

Notes
Suitable for woodland sheltered sites in large gardens/parks. They can also be grown in large containers.

Personality

Family
Ericaceae
Flower colour
Red
Scent
None

Problems

If grown in containers they can be susceptible to Vine Weevil.

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