Rhododendron 'Purple Passion' has regal, deep reddish purple blooms highlighted with white and delicate maroon spots.
Rhododendron 'Purple Passion' is a seedling of ‘Purple Splendour’. An abundance of regal, deep reddish purple blooms highlighted with white and delicate maroon spots appear in late spring against glossy dark green, disease resistant foliage. The compact, rounded form creates a handsome hedge, foundation plant or accent in a dappled shade garden.
Common Name: Rhododendron
Family: Ericaceae (The Heath Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Moist
Stem Colour: Green
Benefits: Hummingbirds, Bees, Butterflies
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Sea level to ca. 5000 m, coniferous and broadleaved woodlands, temperate & tropical rain forests
Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin
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