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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Kirin'
Rhododendron 'Kirin' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Japanese evergreen azalea
synonyms:  Azalea 'Coral Bells'
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, semi-evergreen
height: 1.20m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: 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: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Dwarf, compact, low growing evergreen . Small leaves. Trusses of "hose-in-hose" double, bright silvery rose-pink flowers, deeper pink at the bases, in spring. Very free flowering.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, humus-rich acidic soil, in part shade or will grow in full sun if not too hot.

other notes:
Kurume hybrid azalea

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