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More Information: Rhododendron 'Way Ahead'


Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower widely funnel-shaped, 2" across, strong purplish red at edges shading to a white center. Held in conical trusses of 14 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves lanceolate, acute apex, rounded base, deep green, 4" long, retained 3 years. Compact and dense, rounded habit.

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  Cary Ann x Mars?

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Wright

Registration Reference:  ARS 912

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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