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More Information: Rhododendron 'Blue Boy'

R. 'Blue Boy' 
Photo: Hank Helm

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 2" across, strong purple with a prominent near black blotch . Held in tight ball trusses of 18-20 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 6" long, dark green, held 3 years. Upright, open habit.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Blue Ensign x Purple Splendour

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Watson

Registration Reference:  ARS 812

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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