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Description of Rhododendron 'Vulcan's Flame'

R. 'Vulcan's Flame' 
Photo by: Bill Stipe

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

griersonianum x Mars 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 3" across, bright red. Held in dome-shaped truss with 12-15 flowers. Blooms better in warmer areas of garden. 



Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, 5" to 8" long, dark green with red petioles. Compact habit. Sun and heat tolerant. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



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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