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More Information: Rhododendron 'Black Sport'

R. 'Black Sport' 
Photo: Steve Henning

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower very dark reddish-purple with an almost black eye. Held in ball-shaped truss. May bloom in fall.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason to Late

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves small, dark green, twisted, retained 2 years. Upright, open, round habit.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Britannia x Purple Splendour

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Nelson

Registration Reference:  RHS 99

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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