Photo Courtesy of Briggs Nursery

Rhododendron Purpureum Elegans (Elepidote Rhododendron)

Clusters of purple buds open to reveal bright clear purple flowers with burgundy blotches that bloom on glossy, dark green evergreen foliage, which retain their colour in fall. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
7-8 ft tall x 7-8 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Rabbit resistant


Zone Zone 4 (H1)
Exposure Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture