Rhododendron 'Blue Baron' (Lepidote Rhododendron)

Clusters of near blue blooms with lavender throat emerge mid-season. Small, glossy, green foliage is bronze in winter. Compact, upright, rounded habit. 3′ tall x 3′ spread. Part Shade. HARDY -10F/-15F (-23C/-26C)


Zone Zone 6 (H2)
Exposure Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear veined green leaves with yellow margins. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to mid-summer
2 ft tall x 4 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Moderate salt tolerance
Drought tolerant
Heat and humidity tolerant

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Noted for its single pink blooms, small foliage and red stems. Blooms in April. Moderate growth rate. Small mounded habit. 2-3′ tall x 2-3′ spread. Part Shade. Offspring of Weston’s Aglo. HARDY to -20/-25F (-29C/-32C)

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