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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Ptarmigan'
Rhododendron 'Ptarmigan' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 0.50m
width: 0.90m
growth rate:
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Compact, low spreading, dwarf evergreen with small scaly dark green leaves. Trusses of two or three pure white small flowers, freely produced from early to mid spring.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil. Tough and drought resistant.

other notes:
Hybrid of R. leucaspis x R. orthocladum var. microleucum.

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