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synonyms: Rhododendron impeditum 'Azurika'
shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
poisonous or irritant
full sun, part shade
moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -22°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Dwarf evergreen of dense low spreading growth with small ovate dark greyish green leaves. Clusters of deep violet-blue flowers in April or May. Free flowering even when young.
Sun or part shade and moist, well drained acidic soil.
Rock gardens, riased beds, good for patio containers.
Hybrid of Rh. russatum x Rh. impeditum. Raised by H. Hachmann, Barmstedt, Germany, 1963