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Rhododendron: Mollis Hybrids

Classification

Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Rhododendron
                        Specie: Rhododendron: Mollis Hybrids

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 8 ft (2.4 m)

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

Features: Cream, red, yellow, pink and orange fragrant flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Woodland gardens

Zones: 6?9

Description: Created from crosses between Rhododendron japonicum, R. molle and the earlier Ghent hybrids, the numerous Mollis azaleas were developed in the Netherlands and Belgium from the 1860s and 1870s. They are large hardy shrubs, up to 8?ft (

Growth Habit: Branching spreading habit

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