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Description of Rhododendron 'Apricot Nectar'

R. 'Apricot Nectar' 
Photo by: Roland Kersten

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

[(dichroanthum x neriiflorum) x (fortunei ssp. discolor x Fabia)] x Jalisco 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves ovate, pointed, cuneate base, 6" long, dark green. Compact habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Lyons 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 714 

 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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