Rhododendron 'Girards Hot Shot'
'El Capitan' x 'Aladdin'
Shrub 0.6 x 0.8m in 8 years
Flowers: single, 3-5/ball truss, open funnel-shaped, 50 x 65-70mm, with 5 wavy-edge lobes, dark reddish orange, with dark red or maroon spotting.
Leaves: broadly elliptic to ovate, 28 x 20mm, glossy strong green, hairless; winter leaves dark yellowish green.
Photo: Millais Nurseries