Rhododendron 'Colonel Coen'
Size: see below
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: (unknown, but contains ponticum)
Color Catagory: purple
Bloom Time: May
Comments: Dark, rich purple trusses with a darker blotch in the upper lobe. Very dark heavily veined foliage. Though it originated in 1958 it has only recently been made available.