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Description of Rhododendron 'Maxecat'

R. 'Maxecat' 
Photo by: Boris Bauer

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

maximum x catawbiense 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 2" across, inside light pink with yellow blotch and dark pink spots, outside light pink with dark pink edges. Held in conical truss of 15-20 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves lanceolate, broadly acute apex, cuneate to rounded base, 4" to 6" long, semi-glossy, dark green, retained 3 years. New stems are red. Dense habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 001 

 Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.

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