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synonyms: Rhododendron yakushimanum 'Schneewolke', Rhododendron 'Snow Cloud'
poisonous or irritant
full sun, part shade
moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Slow growing, compact evergreen, eventually becoming wider than it is high. Dark green glossy leaves. Trusses of ruffled white flowers, tinged with pale pink at first and opening from pink buds in May.
Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil in full sun or part shade. Very hardy, growing well in both warm and cold climates
Rh. yakushimanum hybrid, raised by Hans Hachmann, Germany