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Rhododendron macrophyllum
Common Name: Rhododendron Family: Ericaceae (The Heath Family)

Rhododendron macrophyllum
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Our native rhododendron has broadly campanulate, pink to rosy purple, occasionally white, flowers spotted yellow. The truss holds 10-20 flowers. The leaves are oblong to elliptic and up to nine inches long. Grows to five feet in 10 years. Blooms in mid to late spring. From western North America: British Columbia to California.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Forests and on open slopes from sea level to 4000 ft.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom ColourYellow 
Height4-6'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread3-5'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureShade Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone BerriesNo 
BC NativeYes    

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