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Rhododendron basilicum
Description: Forms a large flat topped tree. Large leathery leaves, up to 30 cm long, with a fawn coloured indumentum below. Generous trusses of cream coloured flowers with a purple blotch. Sheltered site.
Ultimate Height: 5.0 meters after 10 years
Flowering Period: This plants flowers in the North Hemisphere around March - April
Availability:  YES this is a stocked item

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Hardiness
UK Zone
3/4
RHS Zone
EGF Zone
US Zone
7B/7A
Min Temp
-15 to -18°C (5°F to 0°F)
Somewhere between Hardy in a sheltered site in most UK, Coastal France and northern Italy and Pacific Northwest gardens, but may be damaged in severest winters. Often early into flower and growth. AND Hardy in all but the coldest parts of Pacific Northwest and UK, France and northern Italy, around Bergen (Norway) and mildest parts of NE USA such as Cape Cod and parts of Long Island. (Please note.)
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