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More Information: Rhododendron 'Ring of Fire'

R. 'Ring of Fire' 
Photo: Bill Stipe

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

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, flat, 5" long, revolute edges, semi-glossy, dark yellowish-green, retained 3 years. Upright, dense growth habit.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0°F  ( -18°C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  Darigold x Idealist

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Thompson

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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