Rhododendron ‘Purple Passion’ - Rhododendron catawbiense
- 1.5m wide x 1.5m high (~5’ x 5’)
- Full sun to full shade
- Well drained, acidic soil
- Rounded, upright habit
- Flowers in spring, early summer
- Zone 5
Clusters of dark purple, trumpet shaped flowers. This is a broadleaf evergreen. Benefits from winter protection against wind and sun. Buds set in the previous fall so wrapping will protect the next years bloom.