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More Information: Rhododendron 'April Rose'

R. 'April Rose' 
Photo: William Spohn

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower widely funnel-shaped, double, 1" to 2" across, slightly fragrant, vivid red.

Fragrant:  Yes slightly

Bloom Time:  Early

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, flat, 2" - 4" long, deep green, retained 2-3 years. Reddish-bronze in fall. Broadly upright habit.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -25F  ( -32C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (minus Carolinianum Group x mucronulatum 'Cornell Pink') x (white flowered dauricum x dauricum)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Mehlquist

Registration Reference:  ARS 892

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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