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Description of Rhododendron  'Girard's Hot Shot'

Photo by: Monrovia Nursery

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

El Capitan x Aladdin 

 Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy, 2" across, dark reddish-orange with dark red or maroon spotting. Ball-shaped trusses with 3-5 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves broadly elliptic to ovate, mucronate apex, rounded base, about 1" long, glossy, strong green, retained 3 years. Rounded, well-branched habit. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 




Registration Reference: 

ARS 752 

 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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