Rhododendron 'Buccaneer'

 
Photo: Joe Coleman

Seed Parent X Pollen Parent: 

Hinodegiri X salmon-colored clone 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 2" across, brilliant orange-red with darker tone on upper lobe. Inflorescence 2-4 flowered. 

Bloom Time: 

Early 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

5 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, about 1" long. Erect habit. Prefers some shade to avoid sunburn. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 

Evergreen  

Hybridized or Selected by: 

Morrison 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

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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