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More Information: 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

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

Plant Habit:  Upright tree

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  10F  ( -12C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

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 weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.


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