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Description of Rhododendron 'April Rose'

R. 'April Rose' 
Photo by: William Spohn

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(minus Carolinianum Group x mucronulatum 'Cornell Pink') x (white flowered dauricum x dauricum) 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F  (-32C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, flat, 2" - 4" long, deep green, retained 2-3 years. Reddish-bronze in fall. Broadly upright habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Mehlquist 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 892 

 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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