Rhododendron x 'Chionoides' - Chionoides Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Chionoides' - Chionoides Rhododendron

Rhododendron 'Chionoides'

Rhododendron

Categories: Shrub

White flowers with yellow dorsal blotches on dome shaped flower trusses. The broad dense plant is easy to grow and has attractive narrow foliage.  Ideal for foundation planting, natural settings, hedges or as a single specimen. 


We offer Chionoides 18" to 24" in a 5 gallon container.


Rhododendron Growing and Maintenance Tips

Fertilize in the spring after blooming with food for acid-loving plants.


Height:

4 Feet

Spread:

4 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Rhododendron 'Chionoides' Characteristics

Exposure

  • Partial Sun
  • Full Shade

Soil Moisture

  • Average Water

Attributes

  • Low Maintenance
  • Long Blooming
  • Naturalizing
  • Cut Flower/Foliage

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer
  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring Bloomer
  • Summer

Genus Overview: Rhododendron

Common Name: Rhododendron

Voted the #1 shrub among many gardeners for its large dense green foliage and abundance of beautiful bell shaped flower clusters in the spring. The trusses are 5” to 6” in diameter.  The dorsal petal of each flower is speckled with green, yellow, cinnamon-red or brown. This acid-loving plant has a shallow root system. Plant in rich organic, well-drained soil and mulch to protect the root system. This handsome broadleaf evergreen does well in sun or light shade and can grow from 6’ to 10’ tall with equal spread.   Beautiful used in a natural setting, single specimen or mass planting, excellent choice for a blooming hedge.