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botanical name:
Rhododendron calophytum
Rhododendron calophytum © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 6.00m
width: 6.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
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: -15°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Large shrub or small tree, ultimately growing into an umbrella shape. Large, dark green leaves. Loose white or pale pink flowers with a deep reddish blotch and spots, in March and April.  One of the hardiest of the big leaved species.

Likes some shade and a protected position.

Suitable for large woodland gardens.

other notes:

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