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Rhododendron hirsutum

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 1-3 ft (30-90 cm)

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

Features: Bright to dark green leaves; clusters of pink to scarlet flowers

Uses: Rock gardens Alpine gardens Tubs Underplanting

Zones: 4?9

Description: Found in the mountains of south-central Europe, this 1?3?ft (30?90?cm) high shrub has 1?in (25?mm) long, bright to dark green leaves with slight bristly edges and scales on their undersides. Clusters of 5 to 8 tubular, 3?4?in (18?mm) long flowers in pink

Growth Habit: Compact habit

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