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Description of Rhododendron 'Maxine Childers'

R. 'Maxine Childers' 
Photo by: Stuart Imrie

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

strigillosum x Elizabeth 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-campanulate, of heavy substance, 2" across, vivid red. No markings. Held in flat trusses of 8-10. 



Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, slightly bullate, olive green with orange-brown indumentum, heavy on under midrib and primary veins, leaves retained 2 years. New growth is reddish-brown. Rounded habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 771 

 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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