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 'Purple Gem'

Rhododendron 'Purple Gem' | Rhododendrons (Hybrids & species)

Rhododendron 'Purple Gem'

Price: $135.00

Size: 30-36 inch

Description

Growth Habit: miniature (12 x 18 inches)
USDA Zone: 5a
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: (fastigiatum x minus var. minus Carolinianum Group)
Hybridizer: Hardgrove (1958)
Color Category: purple
Bloom Time: April
Comments: A small rhododendron with foliage resembling 'Ramapo', though the leaves are more rust colored. New growth in the spring has blue tones. The small clusters of flowers are a dark purple-violet. A selection that does well in colder areas.

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