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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Marlis'
Rhododendron 'Marlis' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Rhododendron yakushimanum 'Marlis'
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.50m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
main season: May
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Slow growing, compact evergreen with a very neat habit  Freely produced trusses of rose-pink flowers with paler centres, opening from reddish buds in May.  Flowers well even from a young age.


cultivation:
Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil in full sun or part shade.

propagation:
By grafting

other notes:
Rh. yakushimanum hybrid, raised by Hans Hachmann, Germany

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