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More Information: Rhododendron 'Love Poem'

R. 'Love Poem' 
Photo: Carl Adam Lehmann

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 3" across, opening pale purplish pink, very lightly tinted pink with deep purplish red spotting, ages to pale yellow green. Ball-shaped truss holds 24 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 4" long, semi-glossy, moderate olive green, retained 2 years.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Silk Ribbon x (degronianum ssp yakushimanum, Exbury form x Mrs J.G. Millais)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Barlup

Registration Reference:  ARS 983

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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