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More Information: Rhododendron megacalyx


R. 'megacalyx' 
  Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower tubular-funnel-shaped, 3-5" long, white, with green or pinkish-green large calyx. Truss has 2-6 flowers.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves elliptic to obovate-elliptic, bullate, 7" long.

Plant Habit:  Loose, open shrub to small tree.

Height:  7 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  15F  ( -9C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Sub Genus:  Rhododendron

Section:  Rhododendron

Sub Section:  Maddenia

Geographical Origin:  China (NW Yunnan, E and SE Tibet), Burma

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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