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Description of Rhododendron 'April Glow'

R. 'April Glow' 
Photo by: Stuart Imrie

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Wilgen's Ruby x williamsianum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower campanulate, 3" across, very pale pink, heavily overlaid deep purplish-pink, with light crimson spotting in throat, reverse tinged strong red. Held in lax trusses of 7 to 10 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves ovate, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 3⅛" to 4" long, glossy, dark green, reddish when new. Rounded, dense growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

van Wilgen 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 69 

 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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