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More Information: Rhododendron 'Hotspur'

R. 'Hotspur' 
Photo: Stuart Imrie

Predominant Flower Color:  Red, Orange

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, frilly edges, about 4" across, deep orange-red, with a yellowish blotch. Ball-shaped truss.

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, about 2" long, yellowish-green. New leaves are reddish-green. Upright growth habit

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Deciduous

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

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

Hybridizer:  de Rothschild

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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