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Description of Rhododendron 'Blue Danube'

R. 'Blue Danube' 
Photo by: Fredo Schroder Nursery

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

fortunei ssp discolor x Purple Splendour 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Lavender 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 3" across, lavender-blue, darker at edges, with a greenish-yellow blotch. Held in dome-shaped trusses of 20-25 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves 3" long, dark green. Upright habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Waterer, H. 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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