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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Scintillation'
Rhododendron 'Scintillation' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 4.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Evergreen shrub of densely bushy, well branched habit with sturdy stems. Oblong, 15cm, leathery dark green leaves. Large trusses of funnel-shaped, wavy-edged, purplish pink flowers with greenish yellow markings in the throats, opening from darker buds in mid spring.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, humus-rich, acidic soil in part shade. Likes fairly cool growing conditions.

other notes:
Charles Dexter hybrid, Cape Cod, USA.

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