Rhododendron 'Morning Magic'
Size: 6-9 inch
Growth Habit: dwarf (3 x 3 feet)
USDA Zone: 6b
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: (yakushimanum x 'Springbok')
Hybridizer: Hydon Nurseries (1971)
Color Catagory: pink
Bloom Time: May
Comments: Dark pink buds open to a pastel pink with a touch of pale yellow on the dorsal lobe. The flower trusses sit atop a bed of dark green leaves with recurved edges and form a compact dense shrub.