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More Information: Rhododendron 'Apricot Nectar'

R. 'Apricot Nectar' 
Photo: Roland Kersten

Predominant Flower Color:  Orange

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, vivid red edges fading to orange and a dark red base, orange veins in center. Held in loose ball-shaped truss with 14 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves ovate, pointed, cuneate base, 6" long, dark green. Compact habit.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   [(dichroanthum x neriiflorum) x (fortunei ssp. discolor x Fabia)] x Jalisco

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Lyons

Registration Reference:  ARS 714

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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