Its compact form and violetpurple
blooms make this shrub a must for the morning sun
Add a vibrant burst of color to any rock garden or border.
Impressive not only for its color, but also for its vigorous
growth, good disease resistance and great fall foliage color.
Light: Full to partial shade
Bloom Time: Mid to late spring
Size: 2-1/4" Pot
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Grape Elf Mini Hardy Azaleas Product Details
Rhododendron 'Karin Seleger'
18 - 24"
18 - 30"
24 - 36"
Zones 4 - 8
Small, evergreen, elliptic to lance shaped leaves. Dark green in color.
Open funnel shaped 1 - 1 1/2" across.
Mid to late spring.
Prefers an area that receives morning sun and afternoon shade.
Well drained, humus enriched, acidic soil 4.5 to 5.5 pH.
An extremely hardy evergreen rhododendron that is a cross between Rhododendron impeditum and Rhododendron dauricum. R. impeditum is known for compact dwarf evergreen rhododendrons that exhibits good hardiness and the R. dauricum is deciduous to semi-evergreen rhododendrons that are know for very prolific blooming. The result of this cross is a dwarf rhododendron that has a dense mass of dark evergreen leaves and a multitude of violet purple blooms each spring that covers the petite branches.
Not well suited to plantings under thick tree canopies. Needs good even moisture levels through out the hot summer months.
Grape Elf Mini Hardy Azaleas Customer Reviews
Lovely!Review by Nissa - Brookings, SD Posted on 2014-10-08 14:35:19
This arrived looking like a bonsai. I could not believe it had travelled in a box through the mail. I planted it the day after I received it and now, a few weeks later, it's already bushing out. I will review again this spring, but I can tell this beauty is going to winter well here in SD. I'm hoping for loads of blooms!