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More Information: Rhododendron maximum

R. 'maximum' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Campanulate, white tinged pink to rose-purple, spotted greenish yellow.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Very Late

Foliage Description:  Leaves ovate-lanceolate to oblanceolate, up to 12" long, thin film-like indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Spreading or broadly erect shrub or small tree

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -25F  ( -32C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Pontica

Geographical Origin:  E N America (Nova Scotia to Georgia)

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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