Rhododendron 'Purple Gem' - Blue Heron Nursery

Rhododendron ‘Purple Gem’

Purple Gem Rhododendron

A dwarf form, with small, slightly aromatic blue-green leaves. The bright purple flowers appear in mid-season. Sun tolerant. Great in a rock garden, as an edging, or foundation planting. H-1. It prefers partial shade to full sun, and moist, cool, acidic well-drained organic soil. Removal of spent blossoms encourages new growth and future flowers.

  • Common Name: Purple Gem Rhododendron
  • Height: 2' tall
  • Spread: 3' wide
  • Type: Evergreen
  • Zone: 4 - 8

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