Blooms mid to late spring & reaches roughly 4 feet tall. Produces good numbers of 2 1/2" - 3" diameter rich light to medium purple / lavender colored blooms throughout the spring, and known to also produce smaller, shorter, … Exceptionally cold hardy and almost impossibly beautiful, Rhododendron 'Ramapo' is a very compact evergreen shrub that is highly rated for cold climates. Plants Border Plants Patio Flowers Edging Plants Dianthus Gratianopolitanus Pink Perennials Dianthus Perennial Carnation Plants Perennials In early to mid spring, it bears a profusion of small clusters of light violet-purple flowers which contrast beautifully with aromatic foliage. A very romantic plant for cottage gardens anywhere. Purple Formosa Azalea is a larger sized evergreen azalea from the Southern Indica Family. Looking to grow a stunning pink rhododendron, or two? Rhododendron 'Tamarindos' has openly funnel-shaped flowers, 2¾"-3⅛" across, deep purple shading to very pale purple in throat, with a large greenish-yellow blotch on a pale purple background. Design Ideas So low growing, this hardly seems like a Rhododendron, but its luscious purple flowers give it away. It's a natural for filling in the edges of shade gardens, and is perfectly scaled for courtyards and city gardens. Flower openly funnel-shaped, slightly frilly, strong purplish-pink at edges, merging into light purplish-pink to very pale purple, marked strong yellow green.