Rhododendron 'Blue Pacific'
Size: see below
Growth Habit: large (5 x 5 feet)
USDA Zone: 6b
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: ('Purple Splendour' x 'Susan')
Color Catagory: purple
Bloom Time: May
Comments: Large, round truss of blue-purple flowers with a dark black-purple blotch. The light green leaves become darker with more shade. Introduced by the late Bill Whitney in 1976.