Lee's Dark Purple Rhododendron
Rhododendron x 'Lee's Dark Purple' (H-2)
Very hardy, compact shrub valued for its very dark purple buds opening to large trusses of violet-purple flowers in late May. Dark green leaves have textured, wavy edges.Thrives in cooler regions with some protection from winter winds. A wonderful foundation or accent plant. Evergreen.
|Botanical Pronunciation:||roh-doh-DEN-dron HIB-rid|
|Key feature:||Spring Flowering|
|Plant types:||Shrub, Rhododendron|
|Cold hardiness zones:||5 - 9|
|Light needs:||Partial to full sun|
|Sunset climate zones:||4 - 6, 15 - 17|
|Water Needs:||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Average landscape size:||Rounded form to 6 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.|
|Flower attribute:||Showy Flowers|
|Special features:||Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant|
|Landscape uses:||Privacy Screen, Seacoast Exposure, Woodland Garden|
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