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More Information: Rhododendron 'Pink Fondant'

R. 'Pink Fondant' 
Photo: Henk Borsje

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower broadly funnel-shaped, 3" across, inside strong purplish red shading to pale purplish pink , outside strong purplish red at edges and midribs, shading lighter at base. Conical-shaped truss with 12 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, broadly acute apex, rounded to oblique base, 6 12/" to 7" long, semi-glossy, dark yellowish green.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Mars x (Catalgla x wardii)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Gable

Registration Reference:  ARS 981

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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