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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Sylphides'
Rhododendron 'Sylphides' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Decidous Azalea
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 1.80m
width: 1.80m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Lax trusses of white flowers tinged purplish-pink and with a strong yellow blotch, opening from pink buds in May. Glossy green foliage, tinged brownish red when young. Open, broadly upright habit.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil

other notes:
Knap Hill-Exbury hybrid deciduous azalea, raised by Waterer's Nursery.

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