Bloom River Gardens

Oregon Grown
        Specialty Plants

Take time to browse through the plant selections in our online nursery . You’ll find common and reliable landscape plants as well as new and exotic varieties!

Oregon Grown
        Specialty Plants

Take time to browse through the plant selections in our online nursery . You’ll find common and reliable landscape plants as well as new and exotic varieties!

Rhododendron 'Blue Bell'

Rhododendron 'Blue Bell' | Rhododendrons (Hybrids & species)

Rhododendron 'Blue Bell'

Price: $25.00

Size: see below

Description

Growth Habit: large (6 x 6 feet)
USDA Zone: 6a
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Hybridizer: Waterer (1892)
Color Catagory: purple
Bloom Time: May
Comments: Large ball-shaped trusses are purple with white centers and a prominent copper blotch on the upper lobe. A striking color combination. Large, leathery leaves with recurved edging. Though not readily available has been in limited production for over 120 years. Hardiness of this cultivar is unknown, but it is grown successfully in Germany, parts of Norway, and here in the United States.

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