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Rhododendron 'Blue Baron'


Rhododendron 'Blue Baron' is a semi-dwarf, compact, evergreen shrub with unique violet-blue flowers in spring.

Rhododendron 'Blue Baron' is a stunning cultivar with intense violet-blue flower buds opening up to clusters of lighter, near-blue trumpet-shaped flowers with lavender throats -- all most uncommon colours for rhodos! Plants make for an attractive specimen in the sunny to part shade garden with a nice, compact, mounding habit averaging 3-4 feet tall and wide displaying finely textured, elliptical foliage that is glossy green in summer with bronze tones in winter. Slow growing. Use in the mixed shrub border, as a specimen, in the foreground of larger flowering shrubs, or in containers.

Common Name: Rhododendron

Family: Ericaceae (The Heath Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple

Class: Evergreen

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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