rhododendron 'purple passion'*

Size: 3 gallon

rhododendron 'purple passion'* - 3 gallon is backordered and will ship as soon as it is back in stock.

  • clusters of dark purple, trumpet-shaped flowers with a light purple throat
  • glossy, leathery, green leaves
  • upright, rounded habit
  • bloom time: mid-spring
  • zone 5 
  • height 125-150cm 
  • spread 125-150cm
  • colour deep purple
  • rhododendrons require constant moisture (but not standing water), a fertile soil with a low pH and grow best in partial shade
  • any pruning should be done soon after flowering to ensure bud set
  • plants can benefit from protection (burlap wrap) against drying, winter winds and sun in an exposed location
  • full sun, partial sun/shade
  • evergreen
  • rock garden
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)