Rhododendron 'Midnight Flare'

Photo: Donald Hyatt

Seed Parent X Pollen Parent: 

Red Red X Red Slippers 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped, single, 2" across, deep red with strong purplish red blotch on three lobes. Inflorescence has 2-11 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

4 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, slightly up-curved margins, semi-glossy, dark bluish green, colored red in winter. Spreading habit. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 




Registration Reference: 

ARS 091 

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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