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P.J.M. Rhododendron’s bloom in late April with that brilliant show of lavender. There are a few varieties of P.J.M. that have slight different shades of purple to a light pink flower. Planted in masses with some forsythia mixed in make for a great show. The winter foliage of the P.J.M. is burgundy and shows quite nicely against a snowy background.
It’s a zone 4 plant that likes full/partial sun so it will do fine with 3 plus hours of sun a day.
P.J.M. Rhododendron’s grow to 5-6’ with a 5-6’ spread. There is a compact clone available if your space is only 3’-4’.