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More Information: Rhododendron 'Azurro'

R. 'Azurro' 
Photo: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-shaped, wavy lobed, 1" across, deep to strong purple, tinged deep reddish-purple, with a dark red blotch. Similar to 'Purple Splendour', but with slightly paler blotch. Truss contains 11-14 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, 4⅓" to 5⅛" long, glossy, medium green. Well-branching plant that is more compact than 'Purple Splendour'.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (Nova Zembla x Purple Splendour) x Purple Splendour

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Hachmann, Hans

Registration Reference:  RHS 89

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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