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Description of Rhododendron 'Pink Fondant'

R. 'Pink Fondant' 
Photo by: Henk Borsje

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Mars x (Catalgla x wardii) 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Gable 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 981 

 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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