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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Rex'
Rhododendron 'Rex' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Evergreen Azaelea
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 0.60m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rounded
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
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Dense, rounded dwarf evergreen with small dark green leaves. Covered by abundant clusters of striking salmon-pink flowers in spring.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil

other notes:
Kurume azaelea hybrid.

Not to confused with Rhododendron rex, which is a large, species Rhododendron.
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