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More Information: Rhododendron 'Acclaim'

R. 'Acclaim' 
Photo: Steve Henning

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 4" across, slightly fragrant, purplish-red with a small dark eye deep in throat. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 16 flowers.

Fragrant:  Yes slightly

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, rounded base, 4" to 5" long, flat, yellowish-green, retained 2 years. Rounded, well-branched plant.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (Pygmalion x haematodes x Wellfleet) (combination unknown)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Dexter

Registration Reference:  ARS 801

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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