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botanical name:
Rhododendron yakushimanum
Rhododendron yakushimanum © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.00m
width: 1.00m
growth rate:
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Compact, slow growing Japanese dwarf. Profuse light pink flower heads. Glossy dark green foliage with brownish felting underneath. New foliage emerges attractively pale grey-green with a white bloom. An exceptional plant with many hybrids.

Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil

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