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Description of Rhododendron 'Night Editor'

R. 'Night Editor' 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

russatum seedling 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, crinkled lobes, 1" across, dark purple with light reddish-purple throat, dark violet spots and light reddish-purple rays down center of each lobe. Ball-shaped truss of 6-7 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 4" long, glossy, most are revolute, yellow-green, retained 2 years. Upright, dense grower. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

unknown 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 813 

 Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.


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