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synonyms: Rhododendron 'Lord Palmerston'
poisonous or irritant
moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Strong growing and reliable making a large dome shaped shrub. Large trusses of deep rosy red-pink flowers with blackish-crimson markings inside.
Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil in part shade.
Raised by Standish and Noble of Bagshot, before 1870.