Rhododendron kiusianum 'Murasaki Shikibu'
Size: 9-12 inch
Growth Habit: dwarf (12 inches high x 36 inches wide)
USDA Zone: 6a
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: acidic, moist, well-drained soils
Color Category: purple
Bloom Time: June
Comments: 1.5 inch, hose-in-hose flowers smother this plant in late may and into June. Sporadic rebloom in fall. Use at front of borders or in planters.