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Rhododendron russatum 'Purple Pillow'
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synonyms: Rhododendron 'Purple Pillow'
poisonous or irritant
full sun, part shade
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Compact, dwarf evergreen shrub with small, scaly, dark greyish green leaves. Covered in spring by small clusters of violet-purple flowers.
Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil. Prefers full sun.
Good for rock gardens and similar positions.
Lapponica sub-section Rhododendron