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botanical name:
Rhododendron pseudochrysanthum
Rhododendron pseudochrysanthum © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 3.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark 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: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Dome shaped, dense, slow growing evergreen with stiff, thick, dark green leaves covered by a thin grey indumentum when young. Trusses of bell-shaped pale pink to white flowers with deep pink markings on the outside and dark pink spots inside. Mid-spring flowering.

Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil

other notes:
Introduced from Taiwan about 1918, by Ernest Wilson.

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