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Description of Rhododendron 'Mrs Charles E. Pearson'

R. 'Mrs Charles E. Pearson' 
Photo by: Roland Kersten

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Coombe Royal x Catawbiense Grandiflorum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Lavender 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, 2⅜" to 2" across, pale pinkish-mauve, fading to nearly white at base, heavy chestnut-brown spotting. Conical-shaped truss has about 12 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic-obovate, up to 6" long, matt, deep green. Upright habit. Vigorous grower. Prefers afternoon sun protection. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Koster & Sons 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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