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Rhododendron Dark Lord

Dark Lord Rhododendron

  • »  Deep, burgundy red flowers
  • »  Blooms in early May
  • »  Dark green foliage
  • »  Selected at Weston Nursery
  • »  Pollinator friendly

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Dramatic merlot-red, ruffled blooms emerge on a neat, mounded plant in May. Deep red flowers against glossy, dark green foliage create a show-stopping explosion in your landscape. 'Dark Lord' is a conversation piece, not your average Rhody! This medium height, rounded evergreen is a favorite of bees and other pollinators! 

Border or Bed
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Maintenance and Care
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Attracts Wildlife
Supports Bees
Flower Color
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Spring
Partial Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Moist, Well-Drained
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Rhododendron 'Dark Lord'

Likes moist, well-drained soil, mulch, and winter wind protection. Responds well to a specialized Azalea/Rhodie, acid fertilizer application. Prune to shape in summer immediately after blooming subsides.