Get Pricing and Availability. The small clusters of flowers are a dark purple-violet. Dense-growing, dwarf evergreen shrub valued for its large trusses of showy flowers. Purple Gem - Extra Large (Delivery or Pick up Only) quantity Add to cart SKU: N/A Categories: Early Season , Grows to Three Feet , Hardy to -10 , Hardy to -20 and below , Hardy to 5 , Hardy to Zero , Large Plants for Instant Landscape , Purple Tags: Hardy , purple , Purple Rhodie , Rhodie , Rhododendron These flowers are trumpet-shaped, lightly scented, and standout beautifully against its long, narrow foliage. Tiny scales typically cover the undersides of the leaves. Purple Gem Rhododendron. I bought mine at wal-mart. Rhododendrons require constant moisture (but not standing water), a fertile soil with a low pH and grow best in partial shade. It makes an ideal accent plant for foundation plantings, beds and woodland sites. D. discusmike Omono. Slow-growing to 2 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide. Rhododendron Purple Gem - small purple azalea like flowers Buy now online at RhodoDirect Grows 3 ft. with equal spread. Purple Gem Rhododendron will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. Dense-growing dwarf shrub produces large trusses of showy, purple flowers and azalea-like foliage. Rhododendron x 'Purple Gem' This small rhododendron stands out in a big way--because of how small she is! Rhododendron 'Purple Gem' - Purple Gem Rhododendron, Seed Parent and Pollen Parent: minus Carolinianum Group x fastigiatum. New growth in the spring has blue tones. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more. Prized for its showy trusses of stunning purple-violet flowers. Purple Gem has azalea-like foliage. The leaves are the smallest and most petite we have ever seen on a rhododendron, making the obviously rhododendron-shaped leaves look like a curio-cabinet-destined craft to sit alongside the other miniatures grandma keeps on display! Purple gem rhododendron flowering shrub is ideal in borders or as an accent. Sun/Shade: Sun, Partial Shade. Good hardiness and the fine texture of multitudes of small leaves enhances this variety's value even more, but the flowers are the best aspect as they emerge in the first week of May with purple-blue color that completely obscures the plant! Dwarf Rhododendron Purple Gem (H7) Bright purple violet flowers in ball-shaped trusses in April. I have found it quite drought tolerant and it tolerates full sun. Purple Gem Rhododendron will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. Growth Habit: Compact, Dwarf, Rounded, 2’ in height. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground. Large leaf. Thrives in cooler regions but benefits from protection from winter winds. Rhododendron 'Purple Gem' Photo: Sally and John Perkins: Predominant Flower Color: Purple : Flower / Truss Description: Flower bright purplish-violet. A selection that does well in colder areas. Bloom Time: Spring. Rhododendrons require constant moisture (but not standing water), a fertile soil with a low pH and grow best in partial shade. Best in sunny position. About Purple Gem Dwarf Rhododendron. Monrovia Purple Purple Gem Rhododendron Flowering Shrub in Pot. Zones. H: 2′ W: 3′ Sun Requirements: Prefers Part Shade, but will tolerate full sun with regular watering There are very few rules in gardening, but perhaps the most important one is to work within your zone. New growth is grayish-blue, and turn bronze in winter. Partial sun. Free rhodo consultation : Login/signup : Shopping Cart cart(0) Home; RhodoClub; SHOP. Dwarf Rhododendrons 1m & under; Tall Hybrids; Shop by Price. © 2020 NVK Nurseries All Rights Reserved. Site Produced by Clarity Connect, Inc. New foliage appears blue-green turning bronze in the winter. This dapper evergreen is also appreciated for its low, tight habit. Monrovia does appear to market this as a Purple Gem Rhododendron (Rhododendron x 'Purple Gem' (H-1)), but with the small leaves I don't fault others for selling it as an (evergreen) azalea. Foliage: Bluish-green. The Purple Gem Rhododendron is a great selection for using in borders, hedges, woodland gardens, or foundation plantings. Dense-growing, dwarf evergreen shrub valued for its large trusses of showy flowers. The profuse amethyst-purple blooms make a scintillating display when the weather turns warm. the foliage is a dark purple throughout the year (which looks almost black against green foliage), but turns a vibrant magenta-purple in the wintertime(Nov-Dec) just before it blooms( which happens in Jan). The glossy narrow leaves turn an outstanding coppery-bronze in the fall. Rhododendron 'Purple Gem' $ 44.99. Rhododendron x 'Purple Gem' - A handsome dwarf evergreen shrub with a dense habit and deep blue-green foliage that develops a bronze tint in winter. (H7) Bright purple violet flowers in ball-shaped trusses in April. It enjoys moist, acidic soils and dappled sunlight. Good hardiness and the fine texture of multitudes of small leaves enhances this variety's value even more, but the flowers are the best aspect as they emerge in the first week of May with purple-blue color that completely obscures the plant! Purple Gem Rhododendron is covered in stunning clusters of lightly-scented purple trumpet-shaped flowers with violet streaks at the ends of the branches in mid spring. 50% OFF. Fresh new leaves follow in a soothing gray-blue color. Thrives in partly sunny areas, and requires semi-moist soil for healthy plant growth. Very useful in border plantings or as a landscape accent. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground. Rhododendron x 'Purple Gem' (H-1) Item 0997. Purple Gem Rhododendron will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. Purple Gem Rhododendron (Rhododendron 'Purple Gem') is a compact flowering shrub prized for its deep purple flowers arriving in mid spring. This is a small sprawling rhododendron. Choosing plants that grow and thrive in your particular climate is the very first step toward having a beautiful garden. Flowers are bright purplish-violet & held in ball-shaped trusses. Dwarf Rhododendron Purple Gem. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more. Dense and compact growth make this plant an indispensable part of any landscape. Lepidote: Having scales. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more. Blooms early to mid spring & reaches roughly 2 feet tall. An abundant amount of purple-violet blooms often cover the foliage of this tough yet elegant plant. Site produced by Clarity Connect, Inc. The very small, rounded, purplish-green leaves form a pleasing compact shape and turn bronze in winter. Good hardiness and the fine texture of multitudes of small leaves enhances this variety's value even more, but the flowers are the best aspect as they emerge in the first week of May with purple-blue color that completely obscures the plant! Messages 1,374 Reaction score 457 Location elkton,MD USDA Zone It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground. 3 - 4 year $30 - $39; 4 year old $45 - $55; 5- 6 year $60 - $80; 7-10 year $100; Click here to continue your ordering session, Purple-blue colored bloom completely obscures the plant. Fragrant: No Bloom Time: Early Midseason Foliage Description / Plant Habit: Leaves " long, aromatic, rusty olive-green. Held in ball-shaped trusses. The Purple Gem Rhododendron is a dense-growing, dwarf evergreen shrub valued for its purplish-blue flowers in spring and azalea-like foliage; needs some protection from winter wind. This heavy blooming accent plant produces big trusses of vibrant purple flowers during the spring. 0997. A small rhododendron with foliage resembling 'Ramapo' though the leaves are more rust colored. It has dense foliage and blooms with purple flowers in spring. Purple Gem Rhododendron Shrubs for Sale Online. Purple-blue colored bloom completely obscures the plant Dense and compact growth make this plant an indispensable part of any landscape. All rights reserved. Fragrant: No : Bloom Time: Early Midseason Foliage Description / Plant Habit: Leaves ½" long, aromatic, rusty olive-green. It has olive green foliage which emerges bluish-green in spring. Plants can benefit from protection (burlap wrap) against drying, winter winds and sun in an exposed location. Purple Gem Rhododendron. Any pruning should be done soon after flowering to ensure bud set. Purple Gem Rhododendron. Small leaf. Height 25-50cm in 10 years. New growth is grayish-blue & turns bronze in winter. Shop by Size. Rhododendron x 'Purple Gem' (H-1) SKU. Rhododendron ‘Purple Gem’ (Purple Gem Rhododendron): Low compact and slow growing cultivar with purple-blue flowers that bloom in early spring. A dense, compact, rounded habit that is tolerant of full sun. Any pruning should be done soon after flowering to ensure bud set. Prefers cooler regions but some protection from winter wind is helpful. Dense rounded habit, which can be trimmed after flowering. This rhododendron is a dwarf evergreen reaching about 2'. Reactions: petegreg, Leo in N E Illinois and just.wing.it. Predominant Flower Color: Purple Flower/Truss Description: Flower bright purplish-violet. Blueish-green aromatic new foliage turns bronzey in winter. Item #89561 Model #009971. Purple Gem. Leaves are aromatic & rusty olive-green. © 2020 Prides Corner Farms. Purple Gem Rhododendron is a choice Accent valued for its lovely, sparkling flowers. “Purple Gem” has azalea-like foliage. Rhododendron 'Purple Gem' Rhododendron ZONE 4. Purple Gem Rhododendron Growing and Maintenance Tips. Rhododendron x 'Purple Gem'. A dwarf evergreen shrub with clusters of showy lavender purple spring blooms. Rhododendron – Small Leaf – Purple Gem The ‘Purple Gem’ is a compact, dwarf, rounded plant with small, bluish-green foliage and deep violet-purple flowers. Be the first to review this product. Small dark blue foliage turns red-purple in fall. Browse pictures and read growth / cultivation information about Rhododendron (Rhododendron ) 'Lee's Dark Purple' supplied by member gardeners in the PlantFiles database at Dave's Garden. Dense-growing, dwarf shrub valued for its purplish-blue flowers and azalea-like foliage. 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