Rhododendron 'Old Copper'
Size: 6-9 inch
Growth Habit: large (5 x 5 feet)
USDA Zone: 6b
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: ('Vulcan' x 'Fabia')
Color Category: orange
Bloom Time: June
Comments: Large, bell-shaped, orange flowers with a pink overlay show up when most other rhododendrons are well past their prime blooming time. Reports from customers in California note its ability to do well in their hotter climate.