Purple Passion Rhododendron Growing and Maintenance Tips. Perfecto Mundo Double Purple azalea blooms on old wood in spring, then later, on new wood. In early to mid spring, it bears a profusion of small clusters of light violet-purple flowers which contrast beautifully with aromatic foliage. Wit & Wisdom. Flowers are funnel-shaped, very frilly & vivid reddish-pink colored blotched scarlet red with prominent protruding stamens. It is in the Southgate® series, rhododendrons that are heat tolerant and thrive in the Deep South. The kangaroo rhododendron is a charming violet with deeper purple spanning out from the center of the blossom. Rhododendron x 'Purple Gem' (H-1) Dense-growing, dwarf shrub valued for its purplish-blue flowers and azalea-like foliage. Reaches roughly 5 feet tall. The aromatic foliage often changes to almost a mahogany color when the temperature becomes colder and provides striking wintertime interest. Purple rhododendrons give the garden an air of whimsy, whether you’re looking for a delicate pale violet like the Alice Swift or a bold shocking purple like the red eye. I found a label! Blooms mid to late spring & reaches roughly 6 feet tall. The hybrid Rhododendron P.J.M. Blooms early to mid spring & reaches roughly 3 feet tall. Recommended for pretty scented flowers. If for some reason you can't find what you're looking for in our stock, you can order directly from Monrovia & have it shipped here to the nursery for FREE! Rhododendrons require constant moisture (but not standing water), a fertile soil with a low pH and grow best in partial shade. Use for accents and groundcover. Reaches roughly 4 feet tall. Morning sun with afternoon shade is also acceptable. The purple flowers are a lovely colour combination with the late-spring greens, especially on an overcast day. Has broadly funnel shaped, small, violet or purple to rose-lavender, rarely white. A dense, compact, rounded habit that is tolerant of full sun. The best plant for hiding bare legs of older Rhododendrons. Produces dome-shaped trusses of 15 flowers. Flowering in late May this is a good hardy plant with pest and disease resistant foliage. New growth is grayish-blue & turns bronze in winter. Small, round trusses have about 20 flowers. Rhododendron 'Purple Passion' (H-3) Item 40597. In early to mid spring, it bears a profusion of small clusters of light violet-purple flowers which contrast beautifully with aromatic foliage. Yet there are rhodo-hybrids, which come quite near to it, especcially the group lepidote (small-leaved) hybrids in the list right below. Exceptionally cold hardy and almost impossibly beautiful, Rhododendron 'Ramapo' is a very compact evergreen shrub that is highly rated for cold climates. OUT OF STOCK: Mid/Late: 1.5m: Saint Breward : Small ball trusses of violet blue flowers. Blooms in late spring & reaches roughly 3 feet tall. The best of the many "PJM" cultivars available. Flowers are broadly funnel-shaped with wavy edges, light violet inside & vivid violet outside coloring. Tolerates full sun & full shade. The flowers are smallish, the plant habit is rather open and spindly, and the hardiness is not the best. Blooms early to mid spring & reaches roughly 3 feet tall. $35.00. Has textured glossy green leaves, blooms late season & reaches roughly 5 feet tall. Blooms mid spring & reaches roughly 6 feet tall. Description. Flowers are widely funnel-shaped, a strong reddish-purple coloring with a deep purplish-red blotch. PRIVACY POLICY|TERMS & CONDITIONS|SITE MAP. Tolerates a fair amount of sun in cool northern summers, but leaves may scorch in hot afternoon sun in the St. Louis area. This extremely floriferous mid-season bloomer displays attractive deep purple flowers, creating abundant star-shaped whorls, setting off the exceptionally nice, dark green foliage. Rhododendron Blue , Purple Rhododendron. Has upright growth habit & tolerates full sun. It bears small, light purple flowers. Mandarin Lights Azalea (Rhododendron 'Mandarin Lights'): mandarin orange, 4 to 5 feet high and wide. Produces trusses that have 9-14 flowers. Plants perform well on north or east facing slopes. Protect from winter winds. Blooms mid to late spring & reaches roughly 6 feet tall. Leaves are elliptic & dark green with a depressed midrib. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. As such, it should only be pruned immediately after its spring bloom. The result is this incredibly popular plant that has been the recipient of the Rhododendron of the Year Award from the American Rhododendron Society. Rosebay rhododendron … Height 120cm in 10 years. We are a retail garden center servicing our local communities & currently not able to ship our products. This plant likes good drainage & summer sun protection. Flowers are widely funnel-shaped with frilly edges & lavender coloring fading lighter towards center with purple blotch. Even if it does't need pruning, it's not a bad practice to give the plant a light trim after its spring bloom, which encourages new growth - the more new growth it puts on after that spring bloom, the more rebloom you'll get. Conical-shaped truss holds 21-25 flowers. In hotter areas, planting in the autumn is recommended and if you are planting in a cold climate, early spring planted is preferred. It is a bit more slow growing than others but has a nice upright habit. Good glossy foliage and suitable for some sun or light shade. 100% pure blue does not exist in the 'Rhodoworld'. Light purple flowers flecked dark red in the throat *Flowers November * 1.5m Parentage: R.HUMBOLDT X R.DIRSCKTOR E HJELM Partial sun. Ideal for small city gardens, courtyards and side yards where space is a premium. Leaves are aromatic & rusty olive-green. 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