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Description of Rhododendron 'Peking'

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(catawbiense var album x Hawk) x (catawbiense var album x Crest) 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 2" across, brilliant greenish-yellow, dark red blotch and sparse dark red spotting. Ball-shaped trusses of about 15. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, 3⅞" long, slightly concave, dark green, retained 2 years. Upright, well-branched plant. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Leach 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 734 

 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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