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Description of Rhododendron flammeum

R. flammeum 
Photo by: Harold Greer

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow, Orange, Red 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel shaped, slight acrid fragrance, yellow, orange to red, large blotch. Tube is longer than lobes. Ball-shaped truss holds 6-11 flowers. 


Yes slightly  

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Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

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

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


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Geographical Origin: 

E N America (Georgia, S Carolina) 

 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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