Photo Courtesy of Briggs Nursery

Rhododendron Polarnacht (Elepidote Rhododendron)

Clusters of dark almost-black buds open to reveal deep purple-black flowers with a dark red blotch that bloom on glossy, dark green evergreen foliage, which retains its colour in fall. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
2-3 ft tall x 5-6 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Rabbit resistant


Zone Zone 5 (H2)
Exposure Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture