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  Rhododendron 'Anna Rose Whitney'
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NOMENCLATURE
Botanical Name: Rhododendron 'Anna Rose Whitney'
Common Name: Rhododendron Pink
DESCRIPTION
Leathery-leafed, medium-large vigorous shrub with large terminal clusters of funnel-shaped deep rose pink flowers with brown spotted throats in late spring. Allow plenty of room for growth. Filtered sunlight is ideal.
CULTURAL INFORMATION
Light Exposure: Shade
Water Requirements: Regular to Ample
Sunset Zone: 4-6, 15-17
USDA Zone: -5 to 0 F( Z6b)
Soil Requirements: Rich, acid soil
PLANT ANATOMY
Foliage Growth Cycle: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Vigorous
Height (at Maturity): 6 ft.
Width (at Maturity): 6 ft.
FLOWER CHARACTERISTICS
Color: Deep pink
Season: Late Spring
Shape: Funnel-shaped
LEAF CHARACTERISTICS
Color: Olive green
Shape: Elliptic
Texture: Dull
SPECIAL NOTES
Tip-pinch young plants for bushier habit; prune older leggy plants to restore shape in late winter or early spring (after danger of frost has passed).
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