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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Tessa'
Rhododendron 'Tessa' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Rhododendron x praecox
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.00m
width: 1.00m
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, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Small bushy evergreen. Loose flattened trusses of soft pink, spotted with red in the throats, in March or early April.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil

other notes:
Hybrid of Rh. moupinense x Rh. 'Praecox'
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