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Rhododendron formosum

Classification

Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Rhododendron
                        Specie: Rhododendron formosum

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained, organically-rich, acidic soil

Features: Leaves scaly beneath; white or pink flowers

Uses: Woodland gardens Shrub borders Tubs

Zones: 8?9

Description: This attractive, fast-growing, evergreen species from the Himalayas grows to about 6 ft (1.8 m) in cultivation and bears trusses of up to 12 white or pink funnel-shaped flowers about 11?2 in (35 mm) long. Its leaves are sparsely scaly underneath, and it p

Growth Habit: Branching habit

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