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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Songbird'
Rhododendron 'Songbird' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.20m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: violet
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Compact, semi-dwarf evergreen with small glossy mid-green leaves and neat trusses of violet-blue flowers in early spring and often again in autumn.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil. Happy in full sun and very hardy.

other notes:
Raised by Col. Sir James Horlick at Gigha, Argyllshire, Scotland in 1954.
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