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More Information: Rhododendron 'Lee's Dark Purple'

R. 'Lee's Dark Purple' 
Photo: Bill Stipe

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower broadly funnel-shaped, 2" across, deep purple with greenish-brown to ochre marks within. Held in ball-shaped truss of about 16 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves slight waviness, glossy, dark green. Upright growth habit.

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

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

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Lee

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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