Rhododendron 'Gibraltar' in the Rhododendrons Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 4 - 6 feet
Plant Spread: 3 - 5 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Orange
Other: Broad, frilly lobed, vivid orange.
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Layering
Other: Tissue Culture

photo credit: Robert Duval

Photo gallery:
Location: My backyard in Allentown, PADate: 14 May 2015A shaft of early evening sunlight highlights some 'Gibraltar' tru
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Location: In my garden in Oklahoma CityDate: 2018-05-01Rhododendron 'Gibraltar' [Exbury Hybrid] Spring, 2018 008
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Location: In my garden in Oklahoma CityDate: 2019-04-29Rhododendron 'Gibraltar' [Exbury Hybrid] Spring, 2018 009
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Location: My backyard in Allentown, PADate: 20 May 2016Gibralter truss of flowers very near the ground on 20 May 2016.
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Location: In my garden in Oklahoma CityDate: Spring, 2005Rhododendron 'Gibraltar' [Exbury Hybrid] Spring, 2018 006
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Location: In my garden in Oklahoma CityDate: Spring, 2005Rhododendron 'Gibraltar' [Exbury Hybrid] Spring, 2018 007
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Location: Derwood, MDDate: 09-May-2015UL: Bud, UR: Starting to open, LL: Partially open, LR: Fully open
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Photo courtesy of Singing Tree Gardens Nursery
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