Rhododendron 'cumberlandense'

Photo: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color: 

Orange, Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel shaped, orange to red, sometimes yellow, fragrant. Inflorescence 3-7 flowered. 

Bloom Time: 

Late to Very Late 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

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

Plant Habit: 

Low shrub, often stoloniferous 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

4 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

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Geographical Origin: 

E N America (mountains, Kentucky to Georgia) 

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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