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More Information: Rhododendron 'True Blue'


R. 'True Blue' 
  Photo: Harold Greer

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-campanulate, wavy-edged, 2" across, inside light purple, with dark purple dorsal spotting and white stamens; outside vivid purple. Conical-shaped truss holds 21-25 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason to Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves ovate, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 6" long, glossy, moderate olive green. Dense plant habit.

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  10F  ( -12C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
     (degronianum ssp yakushimanum x campanulatum) x Black Eye

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  Bones

Registration Reference:  ARS 021

Glossary of plant description terminology.
Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.


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