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Description of Rhododendron 'Pioneer Silvery Pink'

R. 'Pioneer Silvery Pink' 
Photo by: Steve Henning

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Gable's Pioneer x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 2" across, purplish-pink in bud, opening pale purplish-pink and lightly spotted purplish red, outside slightly darker along midribs. Flowers in multi-bud, ball-shaped trusses of 17. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, flat, acute apex, cuneate base, about 2" long, semi-glossy, moderate olive green, retained 2 years. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 974 

 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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