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Description of Rhododendron 'Midnight Beauty'

R. 'Midnight Beauty' 
Photo by: Steve Henning

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Frank Galsworthy x Jonathan Shaw 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower saucer-shaped, slightly wavy edges, 3⅓" across, dark burgundy red with a black blotch. Truss holds up to 23 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason to Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, glossy, medium green. Broad, upright growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Hachmann, Holger 

Registration Reference: 

not registered 

 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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