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Description of Rhododendron  'Red Fountain'

Photo by: Tijs Huisman

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

W. Leith x nakaharai 

 Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower tubular funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 1" across, strong reddish-orange with moderate red spotting on 3 lobes. Inflorescence 2 flowered. 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason to Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves broadly elliptic, apiculate apex, tapered cuneate base, 1" long, glossy, very hairy, moderate yellowish-green. Rounded habit. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 




Registration Reference: 

ARS 773 

 Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.

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