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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Azurika'
Rhododendron 'Azurika' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Rhododendron impeditum 'Azurika'
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.60m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: violet
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -22°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Dwarf evergreen of dense low spreading growth with small ovate dark greyish green leaves. Clusters of deep violet-blue flowers in April or May. Free flowering even when young.

cultivation:
Sun or part shade and moist, well drained acidic soil.

usage:
Rock gardens, riased beds, good for patio containers.

other notes:
Hybrid of Rh. russatum x Rh. impeditum. Raised by H. Hachmann, Barmstedt, Germany, 1963

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