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Rhododendron mucronulatum

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

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

Features: Bright mauve-pink flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Woodland gardens

Zones: 4?8

Description: From eastern Russia, northern and central China, Mongolia, Korea and Japan, this open, straggly, deciduous shrub grows to about 6?ft (1.8?m) tall. The distinctive bright mauve-pink flowers have stamens projecting well beyond the corolla, and blue anthers.

Growth Habit: Open straggly habit

Comments: Several cultivars available







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