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More Information: Rhododendron 'Purple Splendour'

R. 'Purple Splendour' 
Photo: Stuart Imrie

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower broadly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 3⅛" across, very deep purple with a large black blotch. Dome to ball-shaped truss of about 15 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, 3⅛" to 4" long, dark green with a depressed midrib. Upright, open habit.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

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

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Waterer, A.

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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