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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Gibraltar'
Rhododendron 'Gibraltar' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Decidous Azalea 'Gibraltar'
synonyms:  Azalea 'Gibralter'
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 2.50m
width: 1.80m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Dense trusses of large, scented, flame orange flowers with a warm yellow flare and slightly frilled petals during May and June. Upright bushy habit. Very popular.

Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil. Thrives in full sun. Reputed to be exceptionally hardy and of robust constitution.

other notes:
Knap Hill hybrid deciduous azalea, introduced in 1947.

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