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Scientific Name: Rhododendron impeditum
Pronunciation: roe-doe-DEN-drun im-ped-EYE-tum
Common Name: impeditum rhododendron
Family Name: Ericaceae
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Key ID Features: Dense, compact form. Small (<1 cm) leaves are dark, oblong, convex and have white, crystal-like dots (scales).
Course(s): HORT 2355

Habit: Dense
Form: Mounded, Round
Texture: Fine
Mature Size:
Height:0.4 - 0.7m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Growth Rate:Slow
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Rating: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Acidic, Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border
Additional Info: Google
impeditum rhododendron
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation:
Surfaces: Distinctive smell
Colour in Fall: Green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic
Apices: Acute, Obtuse
Bases: Cuneate
Margins: Entire

Inflorescence Type: Flowers solitary
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Funnelform
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, Violet, Blue
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: Apr, May

Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Jun
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant
Bark Morphology: Exfoliating
Bark or Stem Colour: Tan, Brown

Propagation: Seed, Greenwood cuttings
Plant Care:
Pest Susceptibility: Root rot, Rust, Scale insects,
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