Plant Catalog - RHODODENDRON MIDNIGHT RUBY
RHODODENDRON MIDNIGHT RUBY
Rhododendron 'Midnight Ruby'
An evergreen shrub with a round, compact habit. Late winter to early spring bloom. Ruffled, funnel-shaped flowers grow in globe-shaped trusses. Flowers are light reddish purple with a faint yellow-brown center. Attracts butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Small, coppery-green leaves are elliptic and leathery. Foliage tinges dark mahogany in winter. Hardy to -25 degrees F.
USDA zones: 4 - 9
Sunset zones: 4 - 6, 15 - 17
Mature size: 3 feet high and wide
Light needs: filtered sunlight
Water needs: regular to ample water
Soil needs: acidic, pH 4.5 - 6.0