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© Deeproot Plant Base
poisonous or irritant
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
Large, broadly dome-shaped evergreen shrub. Glossy mid-green leaves. Loose, open trusses of trumpet-shaped, deep rose pink flowers in April and May.
Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil in part shade.
Hybrid of Rh. fortunei x Rh. thomsonii bred by Luscombe of Coombe Royal near Kingsbridge, Devon, UK, in 1880.