Plant Catalog - RHODODENDRON VULCANS FLAME
RHODODENDRON VULCANS FLAME
Rhododendron 'Vulcan's Flame'
Vulcan's Flame Rhododendron
An evergreen shrub with a compact habit. Mid to late spring bloom. Funnel-shaped flowers grow in dome-shaped trusses. Flowers are bright red. Attracts butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Dark green leaves are elliptic and leathery. Tolerates sun and heat. Hardy to -15 degrees F. Needs acidic soil, pH 4.5 - 6.0.
USDA zones: 5 - 8
Sunset zones: 4 - 6, 15 - 17
Mature size: 5 feet high and wide
Light needs: filtered sunlight
Water needs: regular to ample water