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Purple Passion Rhododendron

Rhododendron 'Purple Passion (H-3)'

Pronunciation: roh-do-DEN-dron
SKU #40597
6-9

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OVERVIEW
Description An abundance of regal, deep reddish purple blooms highlighted with white and delicate maroon spots appear in late spring against glossy dark green, disease resistant foliage. The compact, rounded form creates a handsome hedge, foundation plant or accent in a dappled shade garden. Evergreen.
Light Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 5 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge
Flower Color Violet-blue
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Camellia (Camellia); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Azalea (Azalea); Gardenia (Gardenia)
CARE
Care Provide organically rich, well-drained, acidic soil. Apply a thick layer of mulch to keep roots cool, avoiding the crown. Avoid harsh afternoon sun exposures and shelter from drying winter winds. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.