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Description of Rhododendron  'Hotspur'

 
Photo by: Stuart Imrie

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x unknown 

 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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

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  

Hybridizer: 

de Rothschild 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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