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More Information: Rhododendron 'Bluebird'


R. 'Bluebird' 
Photo: Garth Wedemire

Predominant Flower Color:  Blue

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower almost flat, 2" across, violet blue. Compact truss holds 7-10 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves ovate, acute apex, up to 1" long, mid green. Dense plant habit. Grows twice as wide as tall.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   intricatum x augustinii

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Aberconway

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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