Rhododendron yedoense var. poukhanense

Korean Azalea

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Description

Korean azalea (Rhododendron yedoense var. poukhanense) is a low- growing azalea covered with pink-mauve flowers in spring, and orange to red fall color later in the season. Like other plants native to Korea, this species is winter hardy in many parts of the Upper Midwest, including the Chicago region. The cultivar is a hybrid of the straight species (yedoense) and the naturally occurring regional variant (var. poukhanense).

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Mounded
Exposure
Partial Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time
May - June
Bloom Color
Pink, Lavender, Purple
Landscape Use
Screen/Hedge, Bedding or Border, Specimen Plant
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type
Shrub
Hardiness Zone
5 - 9