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Description of Rhododendron 'Midnight'

R. 'Midnight' 
Photo by: Don Kohlenberger

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Cup Day x Purple Splendour 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves lanceolate, 6" long, glossy green. Open growth habit and vigorous. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Van de Ven 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 78 

 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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