Exceptionally cold hardy and almost impossibly beautiful, Rhododendron 'Ramapo' is a very compact evergreen shrub that is highly rated for cold climates. In early to mid spring, it bears a profusion of small clusters of light violet-purple flowers which contrast beautifully with aromatic foliage. Looking to grow a stunning pink rhododendron, or two? Purple Formosa Azalea is a larger sized evergreen azalea from the Southern Indica Family. A very romantic plant for cottage gardens anywhere. 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. 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, … It's a natural for filling in the edges of shade gardens, and is perfectly scaled for courtyards and city gardens. Design Ideas So low growing, this hardly seems like a Rhododendron, but its luscious purple flowers give it away. Plants Border Plants Patio Flowers Edging Plants Dianthus Gratianopolitanus Pink Perennials Dianthus Perennial Carnation Plants Perennials Flower openly funnel-shaped, slightly frilly, strong purplish-pink at edges, merging into light purplish-pink to very pale purple, marked strong yellow green. Blooms mid to late spring & reaches roughly 4 feet tall.