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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Chippewa'
Rhododendron 'Chippewa' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Azalea
synonyms:  Azalea 'Chippewa'
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 0.70m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Compact low spreading evergreen with small leaves and relatively large rose-pink flowers with darker markings in the throats. Late flowering, in early summer.

Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil in sun or part shade.

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