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More Information: Rhododendron 'Firestorm'


R. 'Firestorm' 
  Photo: Fredo Schroder Nursery

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

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.

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -25F  ( -32C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  Vulcan x Chocolate Soldier

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  Mehlquist

Registration Reference:  ARS 912

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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