General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 5 to 8 feet
Plant Spread: 5 to 6 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Other: Bright red with darker splotches; blooms can fade to pink when grown in bright sun.
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Other: Tissue Culture
Child plants: 2 child plants

Common names
  • Rhododendron

This plant is tagged in:
Image Image Image Image

Plant Events from our members
NikkiGerena On June 1, 2017 Bloomed
NikkiGerena On April 18, 2017 Maintenance performed
robertduval14 On April 27, 2018 Obtained plant
Kjskjg212 On May 14, 2018 Obtained plant
Planted in flower bed today.
SkirtGardener On March 26, 2018 Obtained plant
» Post your own event for this plant

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Rhododendrons Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Rhododendrons (Rhododendron)

« The Rhododendrons Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by JebobaTea and is called "Phlox Pillow"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.