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More Information: Rhododendron calendulaceum


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

Predominant Flower Color:  Orange, Red, Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel shaped, shades of orange, scarlet and yellow. Sometimes slightly scented. Inflorescence 5-9 flowered.

Fragrant:  Yes sometimes

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason to Late

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

Plant Habit:  Upright spreading shrub or small tree

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -20F  ( -29C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Pentanthera

Section:  Pentanthera

Sub Section:  Pentanthera

Geographical Origin:  E N America (Pennsylvania to N Georgia)

Glossary of plant description terminology.
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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