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Rhododendron cinnabarinum

Classification

Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Rhododendron
                        Specie: Rhododendron cinnabarinum

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained, organically-rich, acidic soil

Features: Blue-green leaves; red to orange flowers

Uses: Woodland gardens Shrub borders Tubs

Zones: 6?9

Description: Significant as a parent of hybrid rhododendron cultivars, this most distinctive evergreen species has neat, roundish, glaucous green leaves which provide a good contrast for the waxy, red to deep orange, narrowly bell-shaped flowers up to 2 in (5 cm) long

Growth Habit: Shrubby straggly habit

Comments: Cultivar available









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