Catawbiense ‘Purpureum Grandiflorum’ Rhododendron *SOLD OUT*

Catawbiense ‘Purpureum Grandiflorum’ Rhododendron *SOLD OUT*

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Rhododendron x catawbiense Purpureum Grandiflorum’

Lavender/blue Rhododendron

Mid season bloomer (May) - Form is dense under ideal conditions, will become more open in dense shade or unfavorable sites. foliage is dark green and leathery. Partial shade to full sun. Moist, cool, acidic, well-drained soil. Avoid dry, hot windswept sites. Removal of spent blossom will encourage new growth and flower bud set. 

 ‘Purpureum Grandiflorum’ is an unregistered heirloom rhododendron developed by H. Waterer before 1850. Cold hardy to minus twenty degrees Fahrenheit. * DEER MAY BROWSE*

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Shrub
foliage Type Broadleaf evergreen
Height 6' - 10'
Spread 8'+
Shape Upright, ROUNDED
Primary foliage Color Green, dark, glossy
Seasonal foliage Color
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color Purple
Berries
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Partial Shade
Water Preferences Average: ensure planting area provides adequate drainage
Cold Hardiness Zone 4 - 8