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More Information: Rhododendron 'Red Sunset'

R. 'Red Sunset' 
Photo: Stuart Imrie

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower widely funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 3" across, vivid red. No markings. Ball-shaped truss with 7-11 flowers.

Bloom Time:  Midseason to Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 2" to 3" long, slightly wrinkled above. Upright, spreading, dense habit.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Deciduous

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (Gibralter x Favor Major) x (Royal Lodge x Fireball)

Hybridizer:  Arneson

Registration Reference:  ARS 892

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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