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Description of Rhododendron maddenii ssp maddenii

R. maddenii 
Photo by: Elaine Sedlack

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Tubular funnel shaped, white flushed pink, orange or purple and yellow or green throat, fragrant. 

Fragrant: 

Yes  

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason to Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

10F (-12C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic to broadly obovate, up to 7" long 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Compact or sprawling shrub, sometimes epiphytic 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Maddenia 

Geographical Origin: 

India (Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur), Bhutan, Burma, China (SE Tibet, Yunnan), N Vietnam 

 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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