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More Information: Rhododendron 'Night Editor'


R. 'Night Editor' 
Photo: Herb Spady

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

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

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   russatum seedling

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  unknown

Registration Reference:  ARS 813

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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