Plant Catalog - RHOD BLUE JAY 5
RHOD BLUE JAY 5
Rhododendron 'Blue Jay'
Blue Jay Rhododendron
An evergreen shrub with a compact habit. Mid to late spring bloom. Funnel-shaped flowers grow in conical-shaped trusses. Flowers are lavender purple with darker edges and a dark purple-brown blotch. Attracts butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Glossy, green leaves are elliptic and leathery. Tolerant of sun and heat. Hardy to -10 degrees F. Needs acidic soil, pH 4.5 - 6.0.
USDA zones: 6 - 9
Sunset zones: 4 - 6, 15 - 17
Mature size: 5 feet high and wide
Light needs: filtered sunlight
Water needs: regular to ample water