Rhododendron 'Blue Peter'

 
Photo: Ulf Eliasson

Predominant Flower Color: 

Lavender 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, frilly edges, 2" across, lavender fading lighter towards center with purple blotch. Conical truss of about 15 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, rounded base, concave, about 7" long, glossy, dark green. Vigorous and sprawling plant. Heat and sun tolerant. 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

6 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 

unknown x unknown  

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Waterer & Crisp 

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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