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More Information: Rhododendron prunifolium

R. 'prunifolium' 
  Photo: Boris Bauer

Predominant Flower Color:  Orange, Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Tubular funnel-shaped, 1" to 2" across, orange-red to deep red, occasionally light orange. Inflorescence 4-5 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Very Late

Foliage / Habit Description:  Leaves elliptic to obovate, up to 6" long, deciduous. Slender shrub.

Deciduous or Evergreen:   Deciduous

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Sub Genus:  Pentanthera

Section:  Pentanthera

Sub Section:  Pentanthera

Geographical Origin:  E N America (Georgia, Alabama)

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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