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Cream Ruffles
09-MAY-2003 Bob Stelloh

'Cream Ruffles'

Kehr Memorial Garden, Hendersonville NC

'Cream Ruffles' (ARS 981): Evergreen azalea. ('Kinpow' x 'Anna Kehr'). H(1988), G(1991), N, and REG (1997): August E. Kehr, Hendersonville NC. Fls 2-3/dome truss, broadly funnel-shaped, hose-in-hose, semi-double or double, 1.75" (45mm) long x 2.75" (70mm) wide, with 5 wavy-edged lopbes/whorl and some petaloid stamens; deep cream in bud, opening inside cream at margins with a yellowish green center spotted light greenish yellow, outside cream. Green calyx lacking. Truss 1.75" (45mm) high x 3.5" (90mm) wide. Lvs elliptic, flat, cuneate base, broadly acute apex, 1.5" (40mm) x 0.6" (15mm), semi-glossy, deep green. Shrub 1.5' (0.45m) tall x 2' (0.6m) wide in 8 years, dense habit. Plant and buds hardy to at least -5F (-21C). Late May.

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