Purple Passion Rhododendron

Purple Passion Rhododendron

Has shown excellent disease resistance and good winter hardiness.

Item # 36374

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This distinctive Rhododendron will capture attention anywhere it's grown! Mid-spring brings a wealth of large, bright deep purple blossoms highlighted with a white flare on the upper lobe and a smattering of delicate maroon spots on the throat. The rich color is simply spectacular -- and does not fade!

Purple Passion displays a well-branched, compact, and vigorous growth habit, covering itself in lovely dark green leaves that have demonstrated excellent disease resistance. This seedling of Purple Splendour has also shown good winter hardiness.

Give this gorgeous evergreen shrub moist, well-drained soil in part to full shade, and you'll have a border or bed accent for stunning specimen you'll enjoy for years to come! Zones 5-8.