• Rhododendron barbatum 20 Seeds

    One of the earliest flowering reds. Scarlet flowers nestle among forest green leaves. Intriguing bark has a purple tint that peels as it ages making this one of the most sought after varieties. February through April blooms. Provides beauty and color for all seasons. Very Hardy to 0 degrees. Keep away from high wind areas.

    A breathtaking ornamental for temperate and warm temperate climates in USDA Zones 6 and above otherwise grow as a container plant and bring indoors when severe cold weather looms.

    Fun Facts:
    1. The name Rhododendron comes from the greek words "rodon" which means "rose" and "dendron" which means "tree", hence Rose Tree
    2. Rhododendron was discovered by The 16th century Flemish botanist Charles l'Ecluse
    3. Rhododendron is the national flower of Nepal
    4. Introduced to western gardens by Joseph Hooker during his historical two year expedition (1848-1850) into the Sikkim Himalaya
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