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More Information: Rhododendron 'Beautiful Day'

R. 'Beautiful Day' 
Photo: John K Elliot

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

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.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late

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.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  Hotei x Crest

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Whitney

Registration Reference:  ARS 752

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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