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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Bluebird'
Rhododendron 'Bluebird' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.00m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Compact, dwarf evergreen with small leaves and small trusses of violet-blue flowers in spring.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil

usage:
Suitable for rock gardens or shrub borders.

other notes:
Raised at Bodnant by Lord Aberconway in 1930.
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