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Scientific Name: Rhododendron 'Hino Crimson'
Pronunciation: roe-doe-DEN-drun
Common Name: Hino Crimson azalea
Family Name: Ericaceae
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Key ID Features: Compact, evergreen azalea covered in clusters of scarlet red flowers in spring; leaves small, dark green, alternate (but appear whorled at the terminal ends), obovate with flat sparse hairs.
Course(s): HORT 1155

Habit: Dense
Form: Mounded
Texture: Fine
Mature Size:
Height:0.7 - 1.3m
Spread:0.6 - 1.0m
Growth Rate:Slow
Hardiness Rating: Zone 8a: (-12 to -9.5 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Acidic, Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border
Additional Info: Google
Hino Crimson azalea
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Leathery
Surfaces: Lustrous
Colour in Fall: Bronze
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic, Ovate
Margins: Entire

Inflorescence Type: Flowers clustered
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Campanulate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, Red
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: Apr, May

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Additional Info: Fruit insignificant
Bark Morphology: Lightly fissured
Bark or Stem Colour: Tan, Brown

Propagation: Cuttings
Plant Care:
Pest Susceptibility: Root rot, Rust, Scale insects,
(ONW) Overpass North side West : 448
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