American Rhododendron Society Web Site ARS
navigation menu background

Rhododendron Plant Search

New Search

  "Printer Friendly" Page

More Information: 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

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

Plant Habit:  Fairly compact shrub or small tree

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

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

American Rhododendron Society
Executive Director: P.O. Box 525, Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Ph: 416-424-1942   Fax: 905-262-1999   E-Mail:
1998-2015, ARS, All rights reserved.