Rhododendron pachysanthum

Rhododendron species

Evergreen Shrub

Showy indumentum is a large part of the appeal on this evergreen shrub, Rhododendron pachysanthum. Pale pink to white blooms in spring add to the appeal.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Shade, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even


Size: 30 - 48 tall x 30 - 42 wide
Shape / Form: Rounded
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Dwarf / Compact Plant, Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Blue, Silver / Gray, Bronze / Copper, Green

Flower Color: Pink, Ivory / Cream
Bloom Season: May, Spring, Apr
Flower Shape: Cluster

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden, Deer Resistant
Wildlife: Bees, Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Year-round Interest, Late Winter / Early Spring, Late Spring / Early Summer, Late Summer / Early Fall, Late Fall / Early Winter, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Plant Behavior: Slow Growing
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos