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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Azurika'
Rhododendron 'Azurika' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Rhododendron impeditum 'Azurika'
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.60m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: violet
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -22°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Dwarf evergreen of dense low spreading growth with small ovate dark greyish green leaves. Clusters of deep violet-blue flowers in April or May. Free flowering even when young.

Sun or part shade and moist, well drained acidic soil.

Rock gardens, riased beds, good for patio containers.

other notes:
Hybrid of Rh. russatum x Rh. impeditum. Raised by H. Hachmann, Barmstedt, Germany, 1963
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