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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Schneewolke'
Rhododendron 'Schneewolke' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Rhododendron yakushimanum 'Schneewolke', Rhododendron 'Snow Cloud'
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.50m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
main season: May
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: 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

other notes:
Rh. yakushimanum hybrid, raised by Hans Hachmann, Germany
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