Rhododendron 'Crater Lake'
Size: see below
Growth Habit: medium (4 x 4 feet)
USDA Zone: 6b
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: (augustinii 'Barto Blue' x 'Blue Bird')
Color Catagory: blue
Bloom Time: April
Comments: Small, single flowers held in groups of three burst forth an electric blue with lighter blue throats. New foliage is bronze, changing to green. This hybrid came from Dr. Carl H. Phetteplace of Eugene, Oregon.