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Description of Rhododendron 'Firestorm'

R. 'Firestorm' 
Photo by: Fredo Schroder Nursery

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Vulcan x Chocolate Soldier 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 3" across, bright deep red, unmarked. Dome-shaped trusses of 15-16. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F  (-32C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, rounded base, flat, 4" to 6" long, dark green with lighter midribs, retained 3 years. New foliage is lime colored. Spreading habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Mehlquist 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 912 

 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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