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More Information: Rhododendron 'Pioneer Silvery Pink'


R. 'Pioneer Silvery Pink' 
Photo: Steve Henning

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

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.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, flat, acute apex, cuneate base, about 2" long, semi-glossy, moderate olive green, colored red in fall, retained 2 years. Upright plant habit.

Height:  6 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -20F  ( -29C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Gable's Pioneer x unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Hoogendorn Nurseries

Registration Reference:  ARS 974

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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