Rhododendron mucronulatum

Korean Rhododendron

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Description

This Asian native is a deciduous shrub that can grow to 8’. It blooms in early April with light rosy purple flower clusters. In the fall, its leaves become a mix of yellow, orange and wine. It can tolerate full sun. Like all rhododendrons, it prefers well-drained, fertile, acidic soil.

Soil
Moist
Plant Shape
Oval
Exposure
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom Time
March - April, May - June
Bloom Color
Pink, Purple
Landscape Use
Screen/Hedge, Bedding or Border, Specimen Plant
Plant Type
Shrub
Hardiness Zone
4 - 7