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More Information: Rhododendron 'Blue River'

R. 'Blue River' 
Photo: Steve Henning

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower campanulate, 4" across, violet. Held in ball-shaped trusses of up to 17 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, 6" long, glossy, dark green. Compact habit.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Van Nes Sensation x Empereur du Maroc

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Lyons

Registration Reference:  ARS 621

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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