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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Viscy'
Rhododendron 'Viscy' © Deeproot Plant Base
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family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 2.50m
width: 2.50m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: peach
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Bushy, rounded evergreen with leathery dark green leaves. Loose trusses of large, bell-shaped, peach-orange flowers, rose-pink flushed along the backs of the petals and with bold dark-red spotting inside. The flowers age to coppery yellow. Strikingly attractive, mid to late season flowering.

Moist, well drained, humus-rich, acid soil in sun or part-shade. Reliably hardy.

other notes:
Hybrid of R. 'Diane' x R. viscidifolium

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