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More Information: Rhododendron 'Coral Velvet'

R. 'Coral Velvet' 
Photo: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower widely funnel-campanulate, wavy lobes, 1" across, open yellowish-pink fading lighter with age and a few deeper pink spots. Held in flat-shaped trusses of 5 flowers.


Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves lanceolate to narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 2" long, convex, glossy, deep green with heavy tan indumentum. Buds and new growth have white tomentose. Leaves retained 2 yrs. Upright, rounded habit.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   degronianum ssp yakushimanum hybrid

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Japan seedling

Registration Reference:  ARS 793

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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