Rhododendron catawbiense 'Boursault' (Lilac Purple)



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Rhododendron catawbiense 'Boursault'

Common Name: Boursault Catawba Rhododendron

An evergreen shrub with a dense, upright, spreading habit. Mid to late spring bloom. Funnel-shaped flowers grow in globe-shaped trusses. Flowers are light pinkish-purple with a pale brown blotch. Attracts butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Mid-green leaves are elliptic and leathery. Tolerant of sun and heat. Hardy to -20 degrees F. Needs acidic soil, pH 4.5 - 6.0.

USDA Zone: Zones 5 - 9

Sunset Zone: Zones 4 - 6, 15 - 17

Mature Height: 5 - 6 feet

Mature Width: 5 - 8 feet

Light Needs: Filtered Sun

Water Needs: Regular

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