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More Information: Rhododendron venator

R. 'venator' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Tubular-campanulate, scarlet to reddish-orange, with darker nectar pouches. Lax truss holds 4-10 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves elliptic to lanceolate, up to 6" long, lower surface with thin indumentum on midrib only.

Plant Habit:  Fairly compact to straggly shrub

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Venatora

Geographical Origin:  China (SE Tibet)

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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