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Description of Rhododendron 'Bob's Blue'

R. 'Bob's Blue' 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Ilam Violet x Blue Diamond 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped, about " across, light violet. Held in trusses of 3-5 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves small, leathery, dark bronze green in summer turning to maroon in winter. Upright growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Rhodes 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 79 

 Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.


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