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Description of 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. 



Bloom Time: 

Very Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F (-23C)

Foliage Description: 

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

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Plant Habit: 

Non-stoloniferous shrub 

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Geographical Origin: 

E N America (Georgia, Alabama) 

 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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