Rhododendron 'True Blood'
Size: 6-9 inch
Growth Habit: large (6 x 6 feet)
USDA Zone: 7b
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: ('Black Magic' x 'Kilimanjaro')
Color Catagory: red
Bloom Time: April
Comments: Searing hot, red colored flowers with densely packed wavy edges form ball-shaped trusses atop dark green, glossy leaves that are heavily puckered and prominent veining. If "red" is your color scheme, this is the rhododendron for you.