American Rhododendron Society Web Site ARS
navigation menu background

Rhododendron Plant Search

New Search

  "Printer Friendly" Page

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.


American Rhododendron Society
P.O. Box 214, Great River, NY 11739
Ph: 631-533-0375   Fax: 866-883-8019   E-Mail: member@arsoffice.org
1998-2016, ARS, All rights reserved.