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Hymenanthes catawbiense

Family: Ericaceae

Synonym: Rhododendron catawbiense

Native to: United States

Sentiment: beware

Plant

Type: shrub

Forms: clumping, erect, mounding, open form

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 9.8 feet

Max width: 9.8 feet

Flower

pink, violet

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, hummingbird

Plant part consumed by birds: nectar

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: light shade

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

Soil acidity: acidic

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: regular

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