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More Information: Rhododendron 'America'

R. 'America' 
Photo: Boris Bauer

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, purplish-red with a slight bluish cast, with dark red spotting. Ball-shaped truss hold 10-12 flowers..

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves dull, matte green. Open, sprawling habit. Best with full sun.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -20F  ( -29C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Parsons Grandiflorum x dark red hybrid

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Koster & Sons

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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