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More Information: Rhododendron 'Sapphire'

R. 'Sapphire' 
Photo: Herb Spady

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-shaped, 1⅛" across, light purple shading to light violet on some flowers. Ball-shaped truss holds 4-5 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves " to " long, aromatic, glossy, tinged bluish green. Open, spreading habit.

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  Blue Tit x impeditum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Waterer, A.

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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