Plant Catalog - RHODODENDRON LEE'S DARK PURPLE
RHODODENDRON LEE'S DARK PURPLE
Rhododendron 'Lee's Dark Purple'
Lee's Dark Purple Rhododendron
An evergreen shrub with an upright, round habit. Mid spring bloom. Frilly, funnel-shaped flowers grow in loose, globe-shaped trusses. Flowers are purple with a gold-brown blotch. Attracts butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Glossy, dark green leaves are elliptic and leathery. Hardy to -15 degrees F. Needs acidic soil, pH 4.5 - 6.0.
USDA zones: 5 - 9
Sunset zones: 4 - 6, 15 - 17
Mature size: 6 feet high and wide
Light needs: filtered sunlight
Water needs: regular to ample water