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Description of Rhododendron 'Old Copper'

R. 'Old Copper' 
Photo by: Richard Gustafson

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Vulcan x Fabia Group 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Orange 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower campanulate, 2" across, coppery-orange fading to orange-yellow with red spotting. Held in loose trusses of up to 5 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic to lanceolate, acute apex, cuneate base, 4" long, sage green. Upright, open habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Van Veen Sr. 

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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