American Rhododendron Society Web Site ARS
navigation menu background

Azalea Plant Search

New Search

  "Printer Friendly" Page

More Information: Rhododendron 'Elsie Lee'

R. 'Elsie Lee' 
Photo: Henk Borsje

Predominant Flower Color:  Lavender

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower widely funnel-shaped, 2" - 2" across, semi-double, light reddish purple. Inflorescence 2 to 3 flowered.

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves broadly elliptic, acute apex, rounded base, 1" long, glossy, moderate yellow-green, held for 2 years. Mature leaves yellowish-brown. Upright, broad habit.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Evergreen

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  Desiree x Rosebud

Hybridizer:  Shammarello

Registration Reference:  ARS 754

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.

American Rhododendron Society
Executive Director: P.O. Box 525, Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Ph: 416-424-1942   Fax: 905-262-1999   E-Mail:
1998-2015, ARS, All rights reserved.