Deep salmon pink buds open to soft apricot-pink blooms. Foliage is deep blue-green and waxy with a silver-lace overlay. Reputed to be stronger and to out-perform A. 'Peach blossom'. Mid to late season bloomer. Hybrid.
Prefers partial to full shade and organic rich, moist to wet soil. Will grow well in a bog.
Divide every four years to maintain vigor.