Midnight Ruby Rhododendron

Rhododendron x 'Midnight Ruby'

SKU
40567
Wavy-edged red-purple flowers have a yellow-brown eye and are borne in large trusses during mid-season. Plants are small with coppery-green leaves that turn mahogany-black in cold weather. Evergreen.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationroh-doh-DEN-dron
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorBronze
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitCompact, Rounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune only as needed to shape, after flowering.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 8

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