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Description of Rhododendron macabeanum

R. macabeanum 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Tubular to narrowly funnel campanulate, yellow, usually blotched purple. Truss holds up to 30 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early to Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

10F (-12C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves broadly ovate to elliptic, up to 15" long, whitish to light tan indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Upright tree 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Grandia 

Geographical Origin: 

NE India (Manipur, Nagaland) 

 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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