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PlantFiles: Elepidote Rhododendron
Rhododendron 'Vulcan'

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Family: Ericaceae (er-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rhododendron (roh-do-DEN-dron) (Info)
Cultivar: Vulcan

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Shrubs

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Red
Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive killdawabbit On May 7, 2011, killdawabbit from Christiana, TN (Zone 6b) wrote:

I agree. The clearest, truest red I've seen so far in a rhodie. Beautiful leaves also. I LOVE this one!

Positive stormyla On May 24, 2009, stormyla from Norristown, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

This plant is vigorus and survived a winter that was brutal to the other Rhododendrons. It is a vivid true red, hard to find in a Rhododendron.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Coos Bay, Oregon
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Christiana, Tennessee
Lakewood, Washington
Port Orchard, Washington



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