Scientific Name: Rhododendron 'Blue Diamond' Form: Round
Common Name:Blue Diamond rhododendronTexture:Fine
Family Name:EricaceaeHabit: Stiffly upright, Dense
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen Mature Size (ht. X w.):1.3 - 2.0m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Spiraled, Alternate, Soft flexible, Lustrous, Elliptic, Entire
Flowers: Raceme, (Floriferous), Violet, Blue, Apr- May- Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Mixed shrub border, Specimen plant, Spring interest, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Small (2-3cm x 1-2cm) shrub; leaves are elliptic and have a bronze-green colour in winter; small lavender-blue flowers.