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More Information: Rhododendron 'Blue Baron'

R. 'Blue Baron' 
Photo: Weston Nurseries

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower broadly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 1" across, light violet inside, vivid violet outside. Held in dome-shaped truss of 20 flowers.


Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves oblong, wavy margins, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, 2" long, glossy, dark green. Compact, mounding growth habit. Protect from winter winds.

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Gletschernacht x Waltham

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Mezitt

Registration Reference:  ARS 964

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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