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More Information: Rhododendron 'King's Red'

R. 'King's Red' 
Photo: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly to widely funnel-shaped, frilled edges, 2"across, vivid red. No markings. Ball-shaped truss holds 11-14 flowers.

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, rounded base, 3" long, convex, bullate. Upright, open habit.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Deciduous

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  unknown x unknown

Hybridizer:  King

Registration Reference:  ARS 874

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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