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Description of Rhododendron 'Beautiful Day'

R. 'Beautiful Day' 
Photo by: John K Elliot

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Hotei x Crest 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 3" across, brilliant yellow, narrowly striped light orange-yellow. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 12 flowers. Takes 4-5 years to flower. 



Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, obtuse apex with apiculate, cuneate to sub-cordate base, 2" to 3" long, blue-green cast with yellow midribs and red stems, retained 3 years. Rounded, well-branched plant. Prefers partial shade. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 752 

 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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