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Purple Gem Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Purple Gem'

Purple Gem Rhododendron is a multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with gorgeous large purple flowers that bloom in spring. The knock-out violet, trumpet-shaped blossoms and compact size make the Purple Gem a beautiful choice for mini hedges, courtyards, small gardens, and patios.

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Purple Gem Rhododendron Shrubs for Sale Online

Purple Gem Rhododendron (Rhododendron 'Purple Gem') is a compact flowering shrub prized for its deep purple flowers arriving in mid-spring. Its small size, olive green foliage with rippled edges, and contrasting violet blooms make this an excellent plant for any garden or patio.

Purple Gem Rhododendron is a hardy evergreen shrub that grows at a slow rate but can live up to 40 years. These hardy shrubs are extremely versatile and do well in a variety of environments, but specifically, they thrive in colder regions.

The Purple Gems prefer rich, acidic, well-drained soil and require full to partial sun. In fall, the olive green leaves transition to a beautiful bronze and green tone, giving the Purple Gem year-round interest. As a dwarf evergreen shrub, they stay relatively small, growing up to 3 feet tall and wide.

When you buy Purple Gem Rhododendron online, you can use them as border plantings, landscape accents, or in containers on patios.

Growzone: 4-8 Purple Gem Rhododendron Hardiness Zones 4-8
Hardiness Zone: 4-8
Mature Height: 2 to 3 Feet
Mature Width: 2 to 3 Feet
Classification: Evergreen shrub
Sunlight: Partial sun
Habit: Mounded
Flower Color: Purple
Foliage: Dark green
Soil Condition: Any well drained soil
Water Requirements: Water well until established

How to Care for Purple Gem Rhododendron

Be sure to read our planting instructions to ensure a healthy and happy plant for years to come!

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