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More Information: Rhododendron 'Pearce's American Beauty'

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

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

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.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Very Late

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

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Mrs Charles S. Sargent? x Dr. H.C. Dresselhuys?

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Pearce

Registration Reference:  ARS 833

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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