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Detailed information for Azalea-Evergreen 'Holly Springs Neptune '
CultivarHolly Springs Neptune
SynonymsNeptune
Breeder numberHS 84-19-03
GroupHolly Springs
Description5’ x 4’ wide. Flowers very dark purple with a fuchsia base and prominent darker purplish-red blotch. Single with overlapping, wavy-edged lobes, 2 ½-3” wide, 3-4 per bud. Blooms abundantly midseason; mid-May in Springfield, VA. Plant and bud hardy to -5 F, at least.
Plant tag5’ x 4’ wide. Flowers very dark purple w fuchsia base & prominent darker purplish-red blotch. Single with overlapping, wavy-edged lobes, 2 ½-3” wide. Blooms abundantly midseason. Hardy to -5 F.
Plant typeAzalea-Evergreen
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Seed parent‘Kobold’
Pollen parent‘Kobold’ selfed (HP)
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Inside Outside Blotch Bud
Purple,Red
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Bloom timeMidseason
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Plant height5’
Plant width4’
Height/width years growth10
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Plant hardiness-5 F
Bud hardiness-5 F
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Stock plant
Sales 2013 Fall Auction
2014 Green Spring Gardens
2016 ARS/ASA Convention
2017 Fall Sale & Auction
2017 Parkfairfax Condominiums
2017 Canterbury Woods Festival