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Description of Rhododendron 'Pacific Sunset'

R. 'Pacific Sunset' 
Photo by: Paul Wurz

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Peach Lady x Malemute 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 4" across, carmine red shading to yellow ochre in throat with red spots on dorsal lobe. Held in lax truss of 11 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

10F  (-12C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly oblong, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 6" long, dark green, retained 2 years. Broad, rounded habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Elliott 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 892 

 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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