Rhododendron Chionoides - Rhododendron Chionoides

Handsome foliage and flower.

Sturdy broadleaf evergreen. Low growing, compact, wide spreading and vigorous. White flowers with a yellow eye bloom in late May. Distinctive long, narrow, dark green leaves. More sun tolerant that most other rhododendrons. Grows to a height of about 4', in sun or part shade, making it a great choice for foundation plantings.

Genus: 

Rhododendron
Rhododendron Chionoides

Common Name: 

Rhododendron Chionoides

Flower Color: 

White

Exposure: 

Sun to Part Shade

Features: 

Sun Tolerant

Bloom Season: 

Late Spring

Plant Category: 

Evergreen Shrub
Shrub

Hardiness Zones: 

Zone 5

Plant Terms: 

Foliage Color: 

Dark Green

Care Instructions and Growing Tips: 

Protect from strong winter sun and wind

If needed, prune immediately after flowering to control size and shape

Suggested Uses or Locations: 

Foundation Plantings
Woodland Plantings
Shrub Border

Height: 

4'

Water Requirements: 

Requires regular waterings, particularly in hot, dry weather.

Width: 

4-5'

Soil Requirements: 

Moist, well drained acidic soil high in organic matter

Growth Habit: 

Compact
Spreading

Fall Color: 

Dark Green

Season of Interest: 

Spring
Summer
Fall
Please Note: The plant varieties listed on this website do not indicate current availability at Mahoney's Garden Centers. Plant varieties can vary from store to store and from week to week. If you are interested in purchasing a specific plant, we encourage you to call before making a a special trip to one of our garden centers.