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Description of Rhododendron maculiferum

R. maculiferum 
Photo by: G. D. Lewis
Princeton Chapter

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Openly campanulate, white to pale pink, blotched crimson. Lax truss holds 7-10 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F (-21C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves oblong to oval to obovate, up to 4" long, lower surface with indumentum on midrib. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Fairly compact shrub or small tree 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Maculifera 

Geographical Origin: 

China (Sichuan, Guizhou, Hubei) 

 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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