American Rhododendron Society Web Site ARS
navigation menu background

Rhododendron Plant Search

New Search

  "Printer Friendly" Page

More Information: Rhododendron kendrickii

R. 'kendrickii' 
Photo by: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac66-584)

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Tubular campanulate, rose to deep red, prominent nectar pouches. Truss of 8-20 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason to Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves oblong-lanceolate to lanceolate, wavy edges, about 5" long, retained 1-2 years.

Plant Habit:  Erect open shrub or small tree

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  10F  ( -12C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Irrorata

Geographical Origin:  

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.

American Rhododendron Society
Executive Director: P.O. Box 525, Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Ph: 416-424-1942   Fax: 905-262-1999   E-Mail:
1998-2015, ARS, All rights reserved.