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More Information: Rhododendron 'Bea MacDonald'


R. 'Bea MacDonald' 
  Photo: Don Hyatt

Predominant Flower Color:  Orange

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower widely funnel-campanulate, crinkled margins, 3.1" across, light orange yellow with 0.25" edging of strong pink and a red-brown flare. Lax truss has 7-9 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic, broadly acute apex, rounded base, dull green. Spreading, dense plant habit.

Height:  2 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
     fortunei hybrid, Dexter R460 x Margaret Dunn

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  Jack Cowles

Registration Reference:  ARS 941

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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