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Description of Rhododendron 'Blue Jay'

R. 'Blue Jay' 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

ponticum seedling 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Lavender, Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower campanulate, 3" across, lavender edged violet, purple blotch, spotted brown on upper lobes. Conical-shaped truss holds 15 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves glossy, 6" long. Compact habit. Heat and sun tolerant. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 644 

 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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