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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Pearce's American Beauty'
Rhododendron 'Pearce's American Beauty' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 2.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: brown
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: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Large compact round trusses of vivid deep rose pink flowers, produced in late spring. Good glossy dark green foliage. Very attractive cultivar with excellent overall form.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained acidic soil in sun or part shade.

propagation:
By grafting.

other notes:
Hardy hybrid, raised by Pearce in the 1930s, named by Watson, 1983
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