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Purple Passion Rhododendron

Rhododendron 'Purple Passion (H-3)'

SKU
40597
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.
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Keep soil moist, but not soggy.

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Botanical Pronunciationroh-do-DEN-dron
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 5 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorViolet-blue
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge
Light NeedsPartial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist, but not soggy.
Companion PlantsCamellia (Camellia); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Azalea (Azalea); Gardenia (Gardenia)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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