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More Information: Rhododendron 'Pacific Sunset'

R. 'Pacific Sunset' 
Photo: Paul Wurz

Predominant Flower Color:  Red, Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 4" across, vivid red shading to moderate orange yellow in throat with red spots on dorsal lobe. Held in lax truss of 11 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly oblong, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 6" long, dark green, retained 2 years. Broad, rounded habit.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  10F  ( -12C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (Peach Lady xTally Ho Group) x Malemute

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Elliott

Registration Reference:  ARS 892

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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