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More Information: Rhododendron 'Blue Jay'


R. 'Blue Jay' 
Photo: Eleanor Philp

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.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves glossy, 6" long. Compact habit. Heat and sun tolerant.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   ponticum seedling

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Larson

Registration Reference:  ARS 644

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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