Rhododendron 'Girard's Purple'
Girard's Purple Azalea
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf evergreen shrub, an azalea, low growing, compact, 24 × 18 inches (60 × 45 cm) in 4 years, to about 3-4 ft (0.9-1.2 m) tall. Prolific blooming, flowers are about 6 cm across, deep purplish red (74 B), darker spotting, lobes wavy.
- Half to full sun.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 6 Bred and introduced by Girard Nurseries, Geneva, Ohio.
- From a cross of 'Sandra Ann' × 'Girard's Scarlet'
- Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden.