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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Goblin'
Rhododendron 'Goblin' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Rhododendron 'Goblin Orange'
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: orange
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -8°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
description:
Medium sized evergreen of bushy and spreading habit. Attractive loose trusses of drooping bell-shaped soft orange flowers with a touch of pink. Usually late May flowering.

cultivation:
Best in partial shade, well drained, moist acid soil. Needs a sheltered position and is not suited to very cold locations.

propagation:
By grafting.

other notes:
Hybrid of Rh. 'Break of Day' x Rh. griersonianum, raised by the Rothchilds, Exbury, UK
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