Rhododendron Moupinense


Rhododendron Moupinense rounded leaves are small to medium in size and are a deep forest green colour.  The flowers blush pink with a slighter deep pink edge fading to white in the centre of the singular bell like flowers.  !.2m flowers in September.

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Welcome to the enchanting world of the Moupinense Rhododendron, a captivating species that graces gardens with its delicate and dainty allure. This rhododendron, closely resembling the Cilipense variety, boasts charming bell-shaped pink flowers that bloom in early spring. Its blooms exude a soft, elegant hue, casting a subtle yet mesmerizing spell in any garden setting.

Much like its counterpart, the Moupinense Rhododendron typically grows as a compact, spreading shrub, achieving a height and spread of around 1 to 1.2 meters. Its relatively petite size makes it a versatile choice, perfect for adorning rock gardens, borders, or as an understory plant beneath taller shrubs or trees.

Sporting evergreen foliage of small, narrow, deep green leaves, this rhododendron retains its allure throughout the year. Thriving in partially shaded areas and preferring acidic, well-draining soil, it requires minimal care once established, needing only regular watering and occasional pruning to maintain its graceful form.

Adding a touch of early spring elegance, the Moupinense Rhododendron shines as an excellent choice for bringing color to gardens. Its resemblance to the Cilipense variety offers a similar appeal, making it a superb addition to woodland gardens, borders, or mixed shrub arrangements. Originating from China’s Moupin region, this rhododendron adapts well to various climates, especially cooler environments, attracting beneficial pollinators like bees and butterflies.