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More Information: Rhododendron 'Kilimanjaro'

R. 'Kilimanjaro' 
Photo: Eleanor Philp

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-shaped, 3" across, currant-red, spotted dark brown on dorsal lobes. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 18 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason to Late

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic, acuminate apex, convex, 6" long, matt green. Upright habit. Plant is not well branched and can become straggly.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   elliottii x Dusky Maid

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  de Rothschild

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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