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More Information: Rhododendron 'Gable's Pioneer or Pioneer'

R. 'Gable's Pioneer or Pioneer' 
Photo: Harold Greer

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower 1" across, rosy mauve-pink, held in multiple trusses. Blooms along stems in leaf axils.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Very Early

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, flat, mucronate apex, cuneate base, 2" long, glossy, olive green, semi-deciduous. Plant upright, multiple stemmed.

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (R. racemosum x R. mucronulatum) or (R. racemosum x R. mucronulatum) F2

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Gable

Registration Reference:  ARS 922

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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