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More Information: Rhododendron prunifolium

R. 'prunifolium' 
Photo by: Boris Bauer

Predominant Flower Color:  Orange, Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel-shaped, 1" to 2" across, usually orange-red to vivid red, occasionally light orange. Inflorescence holds 4-7 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Very Late

Foliage Description:  Leaves elliptic to obovate, up to 6" long, medium green, deciduous. Upright, spreading, open growth habit.

Plant Habit:  Non-stoloniferous shrub

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Pentanthera

Section:  Pentanthera

Sub Section:  Pentanthera

Geographical Origin:  E N America (Georgia, Alabama)

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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