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botanical name:
Rhododendron rubiginosum 'Desquamatum Group'
Rhododendron rubiginosum 'Desquamatum Group' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Rhododendron desquamatum
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 10.00m
width: 6.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: mauve
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
Large evergreen shrub or small tree with aromatic oblong-elliptic dark green leaves, scaly dark brown underneath. Loose trusses of mauve flowers with darker markings inside, in March and April.

Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil. Thrives in full sun.

other notes:
From Burma, Southeast Tibet, Sichuan and Yunnan..
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