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Description of Rhododendron 'Acclaim'

R. 'Acclaim' 
Photo by: Steve Henning

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(Pygmalion x haematodes x Wellfleet) (combination unknown) 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

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

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Dexter 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 801 

 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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