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Description of Rhododendron 'Peggy Roberts'

R. 'Peggy Roberts' 
Photo by: Loyd Newcomb

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(Fancy x degronianum ssp yakushimanum) x Coronation Day 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 3" across, inside purplish-pink at edges fading to very pale purple with dark red spotted streaks radiating from base; outside purplish-pink. Ball-shaped trusses of 14. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, concave, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, 5" long, glossy, olive green, retained 2 years. Dense habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Barlup 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 954 

 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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