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Description of Rhododendron 'Bluebird'

R. 'Bluebird' 
Photo by: Garth Wedemire

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

intricatum x augustinii 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves ovate, acute apex, up to 1" long, mid green. Dense plant habit. Grows twice as wide as tall. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Aberconway 

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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