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Description of Rhododendron 'Pearce's American Beauty'

R. 'Pearce's American Beauty' 
Photo by: Diane Weissman

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Mrs Charles S. Sargent? x Dr. H.C. Dresselhuys? 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, frilly, 3" across, strong purplish-red with yellowish-green spots and three dorsal white rays from base to spots. Ball-shaped trusses of 18 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Very Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, flat, acute apex, cuneate base, 7" long, yellow-green, retained 2-3 years. Broad habit with decumbent branches. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 833 

 Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.

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