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The album rhododendron can be expected to grow in Hardiness Zones 4–8. View Map
This shrub is considered both an evergreen shrub and a flowering shrub. It keeps its foliage year-round and blooms in a profusion of spring flowers.
The album rhododendron grows to a height of 6–10' and a spread of 5–8' at maturity.
Full sun and partial shade are best for this shrub, meaning it prefers a minimum of 4 hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day.
The album rhododendron grows in acidic, loamy, rich, sandy, silty loam and well-drained soils.