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© Deeproot Plant Base
poisonous or irritant
full sun, part shade
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Medium sized evergreen shrub with small elliptic dark green leaves, brownish and scaly underneath. Small trusses of broadly funnel-shaped, pale lilac pink flowers, opening from darke mauve-pink buds in early to mid spring.
Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil. Will grow in full sun.
Woodland gardens. Very early flowering.
Hardy Hybrid, a cross of Rh. ciliatum x Rh. dauricum