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Description of Rhododendron 'Torero'

R. 'Torero' 
Photo by: Hachmann Nursery

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Oratorium x Hachmann's Feuerschein 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy-edges, 2" across, deep red with inconspicuous dark red markings on dorsal lobes. Trusses hold 14-17 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, rounded base, slightly recurved edges, 4" to 4" long, glossy, dark green, brown hairs on veins below. Broad, upright habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Hachmann, Hans 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 92 

 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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