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More Information: Rhododendron fulgens


R. 'fulgens' 
Photo by: William Spohn

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Tubular campanulate, scarlet to deep vivid red. Ball-shaped truss has 8-14 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early

Foliage Description:  Leaves broadly ovate to obovate, up to 5" long, thick fawn to tawny indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Fairly compact shrub to small tree

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Fulgensia

Geographical Origin:  India (Sikkim, Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh), Nepal, Bhutan, China (S 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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