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More Information: Rhododendron 'Fireball'

R. 'Fireball' 
Photo: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower tubular funnel-shaped, single, 2" across, recurved lobes, deep red with orange tint. Inflorescence has 7 to 10 flowers.

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves glossy, dark green, deep brownish red when new, deep bronze in autumn, deciduous. Upright plant habit.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Deciduous

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -20F  ( -29C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Scarlet Pimpernel x Favor Major

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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