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Description of Rhododendron 'Blue Baron'

R. 'Blue Baron' 
Photo by: Weston Nurseries

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Gletschernacht x Waltham 

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. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Mezitt 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 964 

 Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.


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