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More Information: Rhododendron 'Blue Danube'

R. 'Blue Danube' 
Photo: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-shaped, 1" - 1" across, strong reddish-purple with vivid reddish-purple midribs and deep red spotting. Inflorescence 2-3 flowered.

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves 2" long, bright green. Upright, spreading habit.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Evergreen

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Malvaticum x kaempferi

Hybridizer:  van Hecke

Registration Reference:  RHS 69

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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