American Rhododendron Society Web Site ARS
navigation menu background

Rhododendron Plant Search

New Search

  "Printer Friendly" Page

More Information: Rhododendron 'El Camino'

R. 'El Camino' 
Photo: Pat Breen

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 5" wide, pinkish-red with red blotch and spotting on dorsal lobe. Truss conical, somewhat flat with 13 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, mucronate apex, cuneate to rounded base, 5" to 5" long, thick, light green, slightly wavy, retained 3 years. Upright and spreading habit.

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Anna? x Marinus Koster?

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Lem or Whitney

Registration Reference:  ARS 764

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.

American Rhododendron Society
Executive Director: P.O. Box 525, Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Ph: 416-424-1942   Fax: 905-262-1999   E-Mail:
1998-2015, ARS, All rights reserved.