Plant Catalog - RHODODENDRON FIRE RIM 3 / 5
RHODODENDRON FIRE RIM 3 / 5
Rhododendron 'Fire Rim'
Fire Rim Rhododendron
An evergreen shrub with a rounded, compact habit. Mid spring bloom. Funnel-shaped flowers grow in large, dome-shaped trusses. Flowers are lemon yellow, wiht frilly coral pink margins. Bright red buds. Attracts butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Dark green leaves are elliptic and leathery. Tolerates heat. Hardy to -10 degrees F. Needs acidic soil, pH 4.5 - 6.0.
USDA zones: 6 - 8
Sunset zones: 4 - 6, 15 - 17
Mature size: 2 - 3 feet high and wide
Light needs: filtered sunlight
Water needs: regular to ample water