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Rhododendron Purple Passion (Elepidote Rhododendron)

Clusters of purple buds open to reveal bright purple-violet flowers with dark red blotches that bloom on glossy, dark green evergreen foliage, which turns bronze in fall. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Rabbit resistant


Zone Zone 4 (H1)
Exposure Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP# 9,981