Hotspur Red AGM

Rhododendron 'Hotspur Red'

Hybrid deciduous azalea

Parentage unknown

Knap Hill (Hotspur Group); Exbury

AGM (2002) 2012


A shrub growing to about 1.5m in 10 years, eventually reaching up to 3m

Flowers: Full trusses of reddish orange, single flowers with an orange blotch


Not scented

Foliage: New growth tinted bronze, becoming dark green. deciduous

Other Information: Easy to grow; needs some sun. Commercially available

Photo: Millais Nurseries

Photo: Jim Inskip Archive