Rhododendron mucronulatum

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  • Common Name: Korean Rhododendron
  • Plant Story:

    Noted for its deciduous habit and its early spring flowers, Rhododendron mucronulatum is a dense, upright shrub with rose/purple flowers that bloom before the elliptic green leaves appear. Leaves turn yellow and red in the fall.

  • Type: Shrub Deciduous
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Planting Zone: 4-7
  • Height: 4-8 ft
  • Spread: 4-8 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Dense Upright
  • Leaf: Elliptic green leaves
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:No Pests
  • Form: Canker, crown rot, root rot, leaf spot, rust, powdery mildew, aphids, borers, lacebugs, leaf hoppers
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Blooms before other Azaela's. Bud's might die from early spring frost. Prune flowers after bloom.


Korean Rhododendron - Additional Photos