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botanical name:
Rhododendron forrestii var. repens
Rhododendron forrestii var. repens © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Rhododendron repens, Rhododendron forrestii ssp. forrestii 'Repens Group'
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 0.35m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: red
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
Low-growing, mound forming evergreen with small oval to obovate glossy dark green leaves, paler underneath. Bright scarlet, fleshy bell shaped flowers, borne singly or in pairs in early to mid spring

Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil in part shade.

other notes:
From Northern Burma

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