Scientific Name: Rhododendron groenlandicum
Common Name: Labrador tea
Family Name: Ericaceae
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades, U.S. - northwest
Hardiness Zone: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 °C)
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Mature Size: 0.7 - 1.3m x 1.0 - 1.5m (height x width)
Habit: Dense
Form: Round
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Herb, Mixed shrub border, Native planting, Reclamation, Small garden/space, Spring interest, Wetland - bogs, Woodland margin
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Bog
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Pubescent, Elliptic, Linear
Flowers: Corymb, White, May-Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Sep
Key ID Features:
Leaves alternate, narrowly elliptical, grayish, rolled under with rusty hairs on the underside.