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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Grumpy'
Rhododendron 'Grumpy' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 0.80m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Very compact habit. Good foliage with leaves having a woolly indumentum. Trusses of cream flowers tinged pale pink with orange-yellow spotting inside, opening from salmony-pink buds n late spring. Very free flowering.


cultivation:
Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil

other notes:
A R. yakushimanum hybrid, the most compact of the 'Seven Dwarfs' series.

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