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Rhododendron: Occidentale Hybrids

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 8 ft (2.4 m)

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

Features: Fragrant, pink, white, orange and yellow flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Woodland gardens

Zones: 6?9

Description: Developed in England in the early twentieth century from the American western azalea (Rhododendron occidentale) and Mollis hybrids, the Occidentale hybrids usually form a broad spreading shrub to about 8?ft (2.4?m) tall. Masses of generally white o

Growth Habit: Broad spreading habit

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