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More Information: Rhododendron cumberlandense

R. 'cumberlandense' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color:  Orange, Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel shaped, orange to red, sometimes yellow, fragrant. Inflorescence 3-7 flowered.

Fragrant:  Yes slightly

Bloom Time:  Late to Very Late

Foliage Description:  Leaves ovate or obovate to elliptic, up to 3" long, deciduous.

Plant Habit:  Low shrub, often stoloniferous

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Pentanthera

Section:  Pentanthera

Sub Section:  Pentanthera

Geographical Origin:  E N America (mountains, Kentucky to Georgia)

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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