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Rhododendron "Lee's Dark Purple"

Lee's Dark Purple Rhododendron


Plant Description

Dark purple flowers with a greenish brown flare fading to a lighter purple in a dense, rounded truss. Glossy, dark green, slightly wavy foliage on a fairly compact rounded plant. One of the oldest of the hardy hybrids.

Care Instructions

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.

Plant Type: Evergreen Broadleaf Shrub

Height: 6'

Flower Color: Dark Purple flowers

Foliage: Thick Dark Green

Location: Sun, Part Shade

Spread: 6'

Bloom Period: Mid-April to Mid-May

Shape: Rounded

Growth Rate: Moderate

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