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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Ptarmigan'
Rhododendron 'Ptarmigan' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 0.50m
width: 0.90m
growth rate:
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Compact, low spreading, dwarf evergreen with small scaly dark green leaves. Trusses of two or three pure white small flowers, freely produced from early to mid spring.

Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil. Tough and drought resistant.

other notes:
Hybrid of R. leucaspis x R. orthocladum var. microleucum.
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