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More Information: Rhododendron makinoi


R. 'makinoi' 
  Photo by: Steve Henning

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink, White

Flower/Truss Description:  Funnel campanulate, pink to off-white, sometimes spotted crimson. Inflorescence typically 5-8 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves lanceolate, recurved, up to 7" long with thick white to tawny indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Usually dense and rounded shrub

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Pontica

Geographical Origin:  Japan (Central Honshu)

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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