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Rhododendron vaseyi (Pinkshell Azalea)

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Rhododendron vaseyi | 1 gal. pot
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An exquistite native that's rare in the wild, as it's found in only four counties in the western part of NC. The distinctive flowers occur before the leaves and resemble R.canadense in shape, with short tubes and petal lobes deeply divided to the base. Usually flowers are shades of rose-pink although white forms exist.

Rhododendron vaseyi (Pinkshell Azalea)

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This exquistite native is rare in the wild, as it is found in only four mountainous counties in the western part of North Carolina. Discovered by George Vasey in 1878, the distinctive flowers occur before the leaves and resemble R.canadense in shape, with short tubes and petal lobes deeply divided to the base. Usually flowers are in shades of rose-pink although white forms exist. Our plants were grown from seed.

Additional Information

Name Rhododendron vaseyi (Pinkshell Azalea)
Nursery Only No
Plant Height 5-8 ft
Plant Width 4-5 ft
Rhododendron Bloom Season Early (April)
Zone 5, 6, 7
Sun Requirements Full Sun, Part Shade
Soil Moisture Average, Moist, well-drained
Bloom Color Pink
Fragrant No
Bloom Season Early (April)
Deer Resistant No
Wildlife Value Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Soil Type Sandy Loam
U.S. Native Yes
New Offering No
RareFind Exclusive No
Rare Plant No
Catalog Category Deciduous Azaleas