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More Information: Rhododendron 'Midnight'

R. 'Midnight' 
Photo: Don Kohlenberger

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower broadly funnel-shaped, frilly edges, strong reddish purple with large dark red blotch. Trusses have about 16 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves lanceolate, 6" long, glossy green. Open growth habit and vigorous.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Cup Day x Purple Splendour

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Van de Ven

Registration Reference:  RHS 78

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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