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More Information: Rhododendron 'Ilam Violet'

R. 'Ilam Violet' 
Photo: Garth Wedemire

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, slightly wavy-edges, 1" across, between strong and brilliant violet, tinged violet at midribs and into throat. Held in compact, ball-shaped trusses of 11 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason to Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves 1" long, dark green, slightly glossy, reddish when young and bronzy in winter. Needs good drainage. Best growth in some shade.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  Electra x russatum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  unknown

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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