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More Information: Rhododendron 'Blue Diamond'


R. 'Blue Diamond' 
Photo: Bill Stipe

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower flat, up to 2" across, light purple, unmarked. Truss holds up to 5 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, 1" long. dark green. Dense, fine-branched stems grow vertically. Best in full sun.

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Intrifast Group x augustinii ssp augustinii

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Crosfield

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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