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botanical name:
Rhododendron pachysanthum 'Crosswater'
Rhododendron pachysanthum 'Crosswater' © Deeproot Plant Base
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family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 2.00m
width: 2.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
description:
Medium sized evergreen with felty young shoots of oval to lance-shaped dark grey-green leaves with a very silvery indumentum. Trusses of broadly bell-shaped, white to light pink flowers, deep pink in bud and sometimes spotted inside, in March and April.

cultivation:
Best in full sun.

propagation:
By grafting

other notes:
Selcted clone from Millias Nursuries, Farnham, Surrey, UK
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