Rhododendron Campanulatum - Lilac Flower
NOTE: seeds are VERY Tiny and may contain a little chaff
White to Lilac colored flowers bloom from about April to May and nestle among forest green leaves. Provides beauty and color for all seasons. Very Hardy to 0 degrees. Keep away from high wind areas.
Likes well drained, moist soil, slightly acidic. Prefers some shade. Perfect for woodland gardens. 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 cold weather looms.
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