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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
description:
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.

cultivation:
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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