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Zones 4-9, 14-17
Partial Sun
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Ample, Moderate
Toxicity
Leaves are poisonous if ingested

Rhododendron impeditum

Ericaceae
Evergreen, Shrubs

From China. This twiggy, dense dwarf to 1 ft., with tiny, closely packed leaves in light grayish green. Small lavender-blue to purple-blue flowers cover the plant in early midseason. Set 15 in. apart for dense ground cover. Takes full sun in cooler areas. Needs excellent drainage to avoid root rot.

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