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botanical name:
Rhododendron anwheiense
Rhododendron anwheiense © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Rhododendron anhweiense, Rhododendron maculiferum ssp. anwheiense
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 4.00m
width: 5.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Medium to large evergreen shrub, usually smaller in cultivation than in the wild. Leathery green leaves with recorved edges..
Loose trusses of bell shaped flowers, white flushed with pale pink and with reddish spotting inside. Flowers quite early in the season.

Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil. Foliage tends to become chlorotic on unsuitable soils.

From seed

other notes:
Native to the Anhwei (Anhui) province of eastern China, usually found on rocky hillsides and cliffs.
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