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More Information: Rhododendron 'April Song'

R. 'April Song' 
Photo: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower widely funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 2" across, hose-in-hose, purplish-pink, fused stamens form ring of contrasting lighter pink color. Ball-shaped truss with 10 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves oblong, acute apex, rounded base, convex, 1" to 1" long. Upright, dense, wide-growing shrub. Less prone to root rot.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -20F  ( -29C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   [(unnamed double from PJM Group x mucronulatum) x dauricum var album] x (Pioneer x unnamed hybrid form PJM Group)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Mezitt

Registration Reference:  ARS 874

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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