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Catawbiense

We use the Rhododendron Society standards for hardiness ratings of these excellent flowering Rhododendrons.

H1   Hardy to -20 to -25�
H2   Hardy to -10 to -15�
H3   Hardy to 0 to -5�

Large
H1
BOURSAULT� Here is a compact grower with lilac flowers. Will grow to around 6x6� with a upright habit.

Compact
H2
CHIONOIDES� This one is a dense compact grower that has dark leaves. The flowers are white and it is a late bloomer. It will grow in full sun and develop a nice mounding habit.

Medium
H2
CUNNINGHAM� This white flowering Rhodi is a medium grower that will grow to about 5x5� in 10 years. Needs some shade.

Upright
H1
ENGLISH ROSEUM� This sport of �Roseum Elegans� has a nice pink flower that blooms late. It has an upright habit with large leaves and is also more compact than �Roseum Elegans�.

Large
H1
GRANDIFLORUM� This vigorous upright grower has lilac-purple flowers and will become 8x8� or larger with age.

Large
H1
NOVA ZEMBLA� Here ia a very hardy, durable, upright selection that takes full sun. It has bright red flowers and wavy, textured leaves on a vigorous heat tolerant plant.

Large
H1
ROSEUM ELEGANS� This selection is a large vigorous grower with a upright rounded shape. Will grow to over 8�x10� and can take full sun.

Hybrid
Rhododendron

Small
H1
AGLO� This little-leaf Rhododendron has small dark green leaves that turn burgundy in the fall and winter and also has nice peach pink flowers. It blooms one week later than �PJM� and will grow to about 3x4� in 10 years.

Med-Large
H1
FIRESTORM� This hybrid Rhododendron grows upright and rounded with dark green lusterous leaves. The dark red flowers appear with the new frosted lime green leaves for a great contrast.

Medium
H1
HAAGA� This wonderful selection is from the University of Helsinki, Finland and is extremely hardy. It will survive to -33� and not show damage to buds. It has dark green glossy, coarse foliage with a deep dark pink to light red flower color. the size is 7x7�.

Small
H2
HOLDEN� Compact and rounded with rose red flowers that bloom mid-late.4x5� in ten years.

Small
H1
OLGA MEZZITT� This little leaf Rhodo is an upright grower with bronze-copper fall and winter color. The flowers are a nice clear pink color. It will grow to about 4x3� in 10 years.


Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association Plant Award

Small
H1
PJM� The upright rounded habit with nice lavender flowers and small dark green leaves that turn burgundy in the fall and winter has made this one the standard of the little leaf types.

Small
H1
PJM ELITE� This compact upright grower has excellent lavender flowers that open the latest of all the �PJM� types.

Upright
H1
PURPLE PASSION� This upright rounded cultivar has dark violet flowers and lusterous dark green foliage. 4x5� in 10 years.

Medium
H2
SCINTILLATION� This upright spreading selection has dark green glossy leaves and pink flowers.

Yakushimanum

Cary Award - Worcester County (Mass) Horticultural Society

Small
H1
KEN JANECK� This very small growing,compact selection will attain only 3x4� in 10 years. It has pink with dark red flowers and leaves with thick indumentum.

Please prune the Globe Blue Spruce to return to the top.

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GROWTH
PER YEAR


Miniature........
less than 3"

Dwarf............
3-6"

Intermediate.....
6-12"

Large............
more than 12"