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Description of Rhododendron  'Fireball'

 
Photo by: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Scarlet Pimpernel x Favor Major 

 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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

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  

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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