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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Loderi King George'
Rhododendron 'Loderi King George' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Rhododendron x loderi 'King George'
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 4.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
description:
Strong growing large open evergreen shrub or small tree. Large dark green leaves. Abundantly produced, huge trusses of strongly scented, lily-like, large white flowers with pale green markings in the throats, opening from soft pink buds in mid and late spring.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil

other notes:
Loderi Group hybrid of Rh. fortunei x Rh. griffithianum, raised at Leonardslee.

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