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Rhododendron  ferrugineum L.   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Rhododendron  ferrugineum L. 
SynonymsAzalea ferruginea (L.) Kuntze
 Chamaerhododendron ferrugineum (L.) Bubani
 Plinthocroma ferrugineum (L.) Dulac
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAlbaniaAustriaFranceGermanyItalySpainSwitzerlandYugoslavia
rocky slopes
Altitude1500-3200m
Description evergreen, leaves oval-oblong, shiny, abaxially red scaly, at margins revolute, flowers campanulate, crowded
Size50-100cm
Colorpink
Bloomspring
Ca-
Typeshrub
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 3-6 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer and fall; layering in spring
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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