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More Information: Rhododendron 'Blue Peter'

R. 'Blue Peter' 
Photo: Ulf Eliasson

Predominant Flower Color:  Lavender

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower widely funnel-shaped, frilly edges, 2" across, lavender fading lighter towards center with purple blotch. Conical truss of about 15 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acute apex, rounded base, concave, about 7" long, glossy, dark green. Vigorous and sprawling plant. Heat and sun tolerant.

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  unknown x unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Waterer & Crisp

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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