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1 Rhododendron fastigiatum

Dwarf Rododendron

A small leaf (lepidote) evergreen rhododendron, it grows slowly reaching 30 cm in ten years. It native lands in the Yunan Mountains of China, it can ocassionally grow to a meter. It speceis name fastigiatium means upright branches, but its chinese name "mi zhi du juan" which translates to "densely branched rhododendron" is more apt.


2 Rhododendron indicum

Azalea

It is an evergreen which in the wild grows as a small shrub (up to six feet). There are hundreds of azalea cultivars. The azalea used to be considered a separate genus from the rhododendron, but has recently been reclassified.


3 Ribes rubrum

Red Currants

Ribes rubrum, is a member of the gooseberry family is native to parts of Britain and Western Europe, from Belgium through France, Portugal to Northern Spain, from Norway to Sweden, Germany, Netherlands, Poland and Northern Italy. A deciduous shrub it grows between 1 and 1.5 m and about as wide. It is grown commonly around Europe for its berries and is a popular plant in allotments, a plant can produce 3-4 kgs of fruits. As bonsai they are grown for their fruit display.


4 Ribes sanguineum

Flowering Currant

Ribes rubrum, is a member of the gooseberry family is native to parts of Britain and Western Europe, from Belgium through France, Portugal to Northern Spain, from Norway to Sweden, Germany, Netherlands, Poland and Northern Italy. A deciduous shrub it grows between 2 and 3 m and about as wide. It is grown commonly around European gardens for it profuse flowers. It berrier are not particulary edible. As bonsai they are grown for their flpwer display.


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