One of the hardiest rhododendrons for the upper midwest. Masses of mauve flowers bloom in spring putting on a spectacular show. An evergreen with glossy green foliage throughout the growing season, changing to a pleasing purple in the fall. Needs acid, moist, well-drained soil for best performance. Height: 4-5' Spread: 3-5' Shape: Rounded Foliage: Glossy, dark green, small Fall Foliage: Rich mahogany Exposure: Part Sun Zone: 4-7 *Photo and info courtesy of Bailey Nurseries, Inc.