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Description of Rhododendron 'America'

R. 'America' 
Photo by: Boris Bauer

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Parsons Grandiflorum x dark red hybrid 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves dull, matte green. Open, sprawling habit. Best with full sun. 

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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