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Description of Rhododendron  'Red Sunset'

 
Photo by: Stuart Imrie

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(Gibralter x Favor Major) x (Royal Lodge x Fireball) 

 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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

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  

Hybridizer: 

Arneson 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 892 

 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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