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Rhododendron oreodoxa var.fargesii
© Deeproot Plant Base
poisonous or irritant
part shade, shade
moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: to
Medium to large bushy evergreen with elliptical dark green leaves about 9cm long. Prolific large trusses of funnel-shaped flowers, deep rose-pink on the outside and paler within, reddish in bud, in March and April.
Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil in part shade.
Introduced from China by Ernest Wilson in 1901.