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Roan Mountain is home to the world's largest natural Rhododendron gardens. The June bloom of Catawba Rhododendron is an intense display of color in the cool moist air.
Catawba Rhododendron forms a canopy along a quiet pathRhododendron Garden of Roan MountainA natural bouquet atop Roan MountainThe base of Round Bald at Roan MountainCatawba Rhododendron forms a canopy along a quiet pathCatawba Rhododendron of Roan MountainRhododendron Gardens of Roan MountainCatawba Rhododendron forms a canopy along a quiet pathCatawba Rhododendron of Roan MountainA stand of Catawba Rhododendron atop Round Bald at Roan MountainRound Bald at Roan Mountain