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Description of Rhododendron 'April Song'

R. 'April Song' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

[(unnamed double from PJM Group x mucronulatum) x dauricum var album] x (Pioneer x unnamed hybrid form PJM Group) 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Mezitt 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 874 

 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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