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More Information: Rhododendron 'April Dawn'

R. 'April Dawn' 
Photo: New York Chapter

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower widely funnel-shaped, slightly fragrant, 1" to 2" across, light pink, spotted yellowish-green.

Fragrant:  Yes slightly

Bloom Time:  Early to Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acute or apiculate apex, cuneate base, 2" to 4" long, olive green, retained 2-3 years, mahogany color in autumn. Upright, spreading habit.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -25F  ( -32C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   minus var minus Carolinianum Group x dauricum 'Arctic Pearl'

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Mehlquist

Registration Reference:  ARS 892

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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