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Rhododendron Indicum

Botanical Name:

Rhododendron indicum

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How to Grow
Water
High
Water generously when surface of mix is dry.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Shrub

Lifespan

Perennial, Woody

Flower

Flowers are axillary, single to rarely double, non hose-in-hose, bright red to scarlet to pinkish-red or white. There are 5 calyx lobes that are elongated, narrow, and acutely pointed. Corolla is funnel-form, 1-2" in size, have 5 lobes with the upper central lobe and sometimes the lateral pair bearing conspicuous maculation. They bloom in mid to late spring.

Fruit

Fruits are a dehiscent 5-valved capsule.

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Butterflies

Taxonomy

Order

Ericales

Family

Ericaceae

Genus

Rhododendron

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