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More Information: Rhododendron 'Caronella'

R. 'Caronella' 
Photo: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower broadly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 1" wide, light purplish-pink, with purple-pink markings producing a striped effect. Dome-shaped trusses of about 6.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, flat, acute apex, cuneate base, 3" long, dark green, about of leaves are orange-red in fall before dropping. Upright habit.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -20F  ( -29C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   minus var minus Carolinianum Group, white form x mucronulatum 'Cornell Pink'

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Mezitt

Registration Reference:  ARS 992

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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