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Description of Rhododendron 'Ring of Fire'

R. 'Ring of Fire' 
Photo by: Bill Stipe

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Darigold x Idealist 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow, Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 3" to 3˝" across, light yellow, edged with˝" of red, outside mostly red with some light yellow near the base. Held in dome-shaped truss of 10-12 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0°F  (-18°C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, flat, 5" long, revolute edges, semi-glossy, dark yellowish-green, retained 3 years. Upright, dense growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Thompson 

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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